STEP is a KUSD community based transition program option for 18-21 year old students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities. The STEP Program is designed to provide transition-focused services within a community environment.
- Increase independent skills
- Provide opportunities for work experience in integrated settings
- Increase mobility in the community
- Improve social and communication skills in all environments
- Increase daily living/life skills
- Improve and practice self-advocacy /self-determination skills
- Develop age appropriate, integrated recreation and leisure skills
- Develop friendships with same age peers
- Establish connections with adult services agencies
- Identify supports needed to transition into community life
- Provide opportunities for parent engagement
- Facilitate connections to post-secondary training
- Increase awareness and connections for community service
The STEP Program is one program that utilizes in two sites:
- STEP East is located at the Boys & Girls Club building – 1330 52nd Street.
- STEP West is located at Indian Trail High School & Academy – 6800 60th Street.
- Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (at both sites)
- Friday: Community based placements with STEP staff available for consultation
STEP- East Campus (Boys and Girls Club site)
STEP- West Campus (ITHS site)
Department of Special Education/ Student Support