Passageway School Presents:

The P.A.T.H.S. Program

A Post-Secondary Alternative For Students With Special Needs

1153 Lawrence Drive
Newbury Park, CA 91320
(805) 375-4950


Program Introduction:

The P.A.T.H.S. Program places students on paths of:
P Preparation
A Achievement
T Transition
H High Experience and Expectation
S Skill Development

The P.A.T.H.S. Program provides instruction that
promotes independence in seven curricular domains:

  • Communication,
  • Community Access/Motor Skills,
  • Fuctional Academics,
  • Recreation/Leisure,
  • Self Care/Independent Living,
  • Social/Emotional, and
  • Vocational.

    Primary Goal:

    The P.A.T.H.S. Program seeks to create a smooth
    transition from high school into adult life for
    students with disabilities and their families.
    Teaching students to take risks and try new things
    equips them to calmly endure the challenges that
    come with growth and learning.


    The P.A.T.H.S. Programs is dedicated to prviding
    studnets with:

  • A Quality Educational Program
  • A Safe And Supportive Environment
  • A Visually-Structured Classfoom
  • A Learning Environment That Encourages
    Perseverance Through Adversity
    Program Components:

    The P.A.T.H.S. program provides individualized
    instruciton utilizing a standards-based functional
    skills curriculum, community-based instruction
    (CBI), vocational training and job exploration, and
    college access.

    CBI consists of training in

  • Street Safety,
  • Public Transportation,
  • Functional Survival Skills,
  • Laundromat Use,
  • Grocery/Department Store Shopping, And
  • Restaurant/Fast Food Restaurant Access.

    Vocational Training:

  • Exposes students to a variety of job
  • Allows students to determine their own
    interests and strength,
  • Embeds needed job skills in the classroom
    before they are performed at the job site,
  • Provides access to a variety of work
    experiences, including retail, restaurant,
    custodial, office and more.

    College Access:

  • Allows students to discover and use
    assistive technology,
  • Embeds beginning computer skills, and
  • Gives students access to mainstream
    educational opportunities.

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