Stride Program

The Stride Program is a day program that assists and encourages adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their highest potential in the community by increasing their independence and enhancing their quality of life.

Activities & Curriculum

  • Daily Living Skills: a wide spectrum of learning opportunities which include shopping skills, cooking, telephone usage, hygiene and personal care.
  • Practical Math: basics of time telling, using a calendar, counting and recognizing money, basic calculator usage and the fundamentals of budgeting.
  • Reading & Writing: completing curriculum that relates to specific daily activities and holidays.
  • Computer Usage: Attainment stations and iPads that allow you to learn additional skills including reading, math, spelling, vocational skills, art, budgeting, etc.
  • Community Integration: utilizing surrounding opportunities such as libraries, public transit, fitness centers, and recreational activities.
  • Volunteer Opportunities: students will have the chance to participate in our local partnerships with Meals on Wheels, Interfaith Food Center, and YMCA of Greater Whittier Membership Services.
  • Social Development: continually engaging in social relationships within the program and in the community.
  • Library Access: obtaining and being responsible for a library card, making book selections, checking out library materials, and returning them in a timely manner.
  • Self-Advocacy: encouraging students to recognize their rights and responsibilities as individuals.
  • Healthy Living: utilizing the fitness center at our local facility and making healthy choices.

  • Ages 21+
  • Regional Center Registration: Currently serving Eastern Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley/Pomona, Orange County
  • Ambulatory
  • Independent toileting skills
  • Absence of severe, violent behavioral problems
  • Manages medication independently
  • Ability to learn in a small group environment, without one-on-one supervision

  • Lead Teacher – plans and implements the program curriculum and individual goals in accordance with your Individual Personal Plan (IPP).
  • Teacher’s Aides – work with students to carry out the program goals, both in the classroom and in the community.

Enrollment Information:

Stride Classroom
Phone: (562) 392-6137

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