One for Autism Academy: Improving the lives of special children

Life Skills

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One For Autism

Life Skills Program

 Program Discription

OFA Young Adult Life Skills is a transition program which is designed for students 10- adulthood.  The program focuses on the development of academic skills, daily living skills, communication skills, health/hygiene skills and leisure and recreation skills.

Curriculum

One For Autism understands that each student has different needs, the curriculum is based on each young adult’s individual needs.

Daily Living Skills                                                     

  • Household cleaning
  • Operating a washer and dryer
  • Folding and putting away laundry
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Planning a meal
  • Reading a recipe
  • Creating a list and shopping for a meal
  • Cooking basic snacks and meals using kitchen appliances
  • Proper manners
  • Personal safety
  • Safely crossing the street
  • Indoor and outdoor signs
  • Walk Fit: Walk in school or outside for exercise
  • Utilize community recreation programs to maintain fitness
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Clean hair, body, and clothes
  • Using personal hygiene products

Health/Hygiene

  • Using and disposing of feminine hygiene products
  • Appropriate clothing

 

Leisure and Recreation

  • Plan a leisure activity
  • Try new activity
  • Follow rules and expectations
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Community outing

 

Community Skills                                     

Grocery Store

  • Using a cart
  • Locating sections of store
  • Locating items from list
  • Asking for help
  • Checking out
  • Paying for items
  • Bagging groceries

Money and Time Skills

  • Reading a clock
  • Elapsed time
  • Time management
  • Budgeting
  • Managing a checking account
  • Counting money
  • Paying for items
  • Determining and giving back change
  • Adding and subtracting prices

Career Development

  • Applying for a job
  • Completing a job application
  • Interviewing skills
  • Job shadowing at community locations
  • In-School work experience
  • Community work experience
  • Formal and informal career surveys

Post Office

  • Buying stamps
  • Mailing letters
  • Getting mail
  • Sending a package

 

Ms. Elisa July 2013 Calendar (2)

 

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