Daily Living Skills Training
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Does your teen or transition age student with disabilities need help with developing life skills?
Aptiv’s daily living/life skills program is an educational and skill development program with individualized training to improve a teen or transition age student's abilities to independently perform routine daily activities and effectively use community resources. The activities are hands-on instructional and focused on skill development.
This program allows a teen or transition age student to learn a specific skill set. Teens and transition age students in this program are encouraged to participate in the skill trying to be obtained as independently as they are willing and capable. The purpose of the program is to eventually have the teen or transition age student be able to complete the task on their own. This requires staff to teach the teen or transition age student the skill and fade support gradually until the teen or transition age student is able to do the task on their own.
Examples of Daily Living Skills Training service options
Daily living skills training education may include but is not limited to, skill development in:
- Following a recipe and cooking meals
- Learning to ride the bus
- Learning to advocate for themselves
- Personal hygiene
- Food preparation
- Socialization Skills
Depending on the need, transportation arrangements can be included with these services as well. The program requires an individualized development plan for the teen or transition age student.
Our objectives are...
- To provide activities to enrich a teen or transition age student's quality of life
- To educate and build upon daily living experiences while promoting basic work habits, appropriate behavior, teamwork, and responsibility
- To open doors to opportunities to learn new skills and increase existing skills
To prepare a teen or transition age student for independent participation in life skills and life events
How do I get started?
We would love the opportunity to talk with you about your questions and needs.
- Contact Aptiv today for an informational, no-cost, no-obligation discussion to determine options for participation*.
- Aptiv meets with the individual and their support network to develop an individualized plan and provide services as outlined in that plan.
*If a family is elegible for funding through the state and county they will be assessed by a county social worker and can request to be referred to Aptiv for services.
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funding & support resources
ESY (Extended School Year) services are required special education and related services provided beyond the limits of the school term, in accordance with the child's IEP, and at no cost to the parents. These services are necessary in order to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
It’s because of gifts to the Aptiv Foundation that children and adults with disabilities are reaching their goals. It is only through the vision and generosity of contributions to the Aptiv Foundation that it becomes possible to provide the level of support each person needs and deserves. Every dollar donated goes to funding facility improvements, program equipment, and other tools to help people with disabilities live, learn and work in our communities.