STEP Program | Kenosha Unified School District

STEP Program

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. 

Objectives:

  • 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

Location:

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.

Program Hours: 

  • Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (at both sites)
  • Friday: Community based placements with STEP staff available for consultation

Contact Information:

  • STEP- East Campus (Boys and Girls Club site)
    (262) 359-8850

  • STEP- West Campus (ITHS site)
    (262) 359-8656

  • Department of Special Education/ Student Support
    (262) 359-5950

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