The social, emotional and behavioral strategies implemented include:
• Boundaries and Respect
• Choices and Consequences
• Coping Skills
• Hygiene and Manners
• Problem Solving
• Self-Esteem and Self Care
Stride teaches these social, emotional, and behavioral strategies through lessons taught in a fun and exciting manner. We encourage active participation from all the children by allowing them to work as a group.
How to Enroll
To enroll, you can contact your child’s therapist, contact Michael Blakey (Therapist Supervisor) at (385) 539-9239 or click the "Make a Referral" button below and fill out the form to be put on the wait list. You will then be contacted by a case manager for orientation when a spot is available in the class.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can come to Stride?
Stride is for elementary school aged children who need help improving their ability to appropriately socialize, manage their behavior, and/or regulate their expressions of emotion.
Why does my child leave school early?
Our staff will begin picking up children from their schools as early as 1:30 pm so that programming can begin by 3:00 pm.
Will my child have fun in Stride?
YES! We strive to plan fun activities daily. We also have a special weekly activity to reward the children for achieving goals.
How much does the program cost?
Stride is primarily funded through Medicaid. There is no cost to families who carry Medicaid Coverage. There are also a limited number of slots available for families without Medicaid that are covered by funding from grants.