Broadstep Academy is an NJDOE approved private school serving students and families seeking alternative methods and treatment in meeting the needs of students with autism, behavioral challenges, and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Our dedicated and engaged staff delivers a strength-based educational model, in comfortable learning environments, with relevant, interactive experiences. Our program goal is to maximize each student’s desired outcome for life by achieving higher levels of success at school, home, and in the community.
Our teaching community utilizes curricula that is aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. Instructional activities are derived from each student’s IEP while incorporating personal strengths, talents, and interests. Caring and innovative special educators and therapists collaborate to develop integrated and comprehensive learning experiences to allow generalization across various settings and situations.
We have improved our services to offer greater flexibility to strengthen necessary skills to promote and sustain the ability to function independently.
A main goal of our service components is to strengthen necessary skills to promote and sustain each student’s ability to function with autonomy.
Broadstep Academy provides exceptional instructional programming that promotes the development of our students’ ability to navigate skills necessary for academic success and autonomy.
Each student’s educational program, curriculum and instruction is developed and assessed through a collaborative effort of qualiﬁed special education teachers, teacher’s aides and individually assigned one to one aides, our students and their parents/guardians.
Our learning environments are designed to provide opportunities for growth in academics, self-help communication, social development, transition, vocation, and independence through multi-sensory, individualized, and small group learning experiences.
We build strong, healthy relationships by fostering respect and the dignity of our students and families.