Administrator: Oversee all administrative and operations of day program. Ensure staff are trained properly, provide supervision to clients and ensure they are safe at all times. 

Direct Care Staff: At AVID Behavioral Day Program all employees must go through an extensive background check, DOJ clearance, physical exam, TB testings, reference checks, and extensive 40 hour training prior to being left alone with our consumers. Direct Care Staff's main function and responsibility is to ensure consumers are SUPERVISED and SAFE at all times, ensure the Individual Service Plan (ISP) are implemented and engage in activities with consumers at Day Program and in the Community. 


Most skills and lessons are conducted at the AVID Behavioral Day Program located in 562 W Grand Ave Escondido, CA 92025 with the exception of planned activities in the community. Special outings are scheduled in the community as part of the community integration curriculum. 


AVID Behavioral Day Program is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 3:00 PM.


Structure Daily Schedule: All consumers have a structure daily schedule based on individualized needs and service plan. A sample of what their day may consist of is as follows:

9:00 AM Arrival
9:05 AM Snack/Exercise
9:30 AM Reviewing daily goals / Socialization
10:00 AM Sensory Stimulation
10:30 AM Group Activity
11:00 AM Communication Training
11:30 AM Lunch
12:00 PM ILS/ Lunch Cleaning
12:45 PM Arts & Crafts
1:15 PM Vocational Skill Training
1:45 PM Relaxation/ Yoga
2:00 PM Snack
2:30 PM Transition Time
3:00 PM Transition to HOME

Mission Statement

AVID (Advance Via Individual Development) Behavioral Day Program Corp's Mission Statement is to empower consumers to achieve independent living skills in the community. AVID Behavioral Day Program Corp will strive to provide, assist and train developmentally disabled adults to achieve their vocational potential through creativity, encouragement, and positive behavior management. It will strive to build their skills and self-confidence levels that will encourage them to become independent and positive contributing citizens in the community. AVID Behavioral Day Program Corp will strive to optimize consumer's opportunities for growth, support, and success like anyone else. 

Vision Statement

To empower developmentally disabled adults with the vocational and social skills that enable them to be as independent as possible in the community.

Our Staff

Our professional staff provides personal attention and tailors activities to meet the needs of each individual.


About Us

"Tell me, I'll forget 
Show me, I'll Remember
 Involve me, I'll Understand" -Chinese proverb
AVID Behavioral Day Program will implement a behavioral management and functional skills training curriculum based on individual needs and services.

Applied Behavioral Analysis approach will be used for behavioral management.
Functional skill training shall include, but not limited to, the following components:

  • Behavior Management/ Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

  • Functional Skill Training

  • Vocational Development Training 

  • Access to Community Resources

  • Self Advocacy

  • Mobility Training

  • Independent Living Skills

  • Socialization

  • Self-Care

  • Sexuality Education

  • Leisure Skill Development

  • Recreational Skill Development

  • Yoga

  • Music