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Students examine many different types of relationships through curriculum tools such as FLASH, Life Horizons, and Circles to enhance their ability to use positive communication and problem solving skills. Students will learn to express their needs, understand sexuality, develop and maintain relationships.
Students are provided with individualized self-paced instruction in applied Reading, Writing and Math skills necessary for success in the community, work, apartment living and personal/leisure settings. Students are treated as adult learners and are encouraged to make decisions about curriculum according to their learning styles and present goals.
Students will learn and practice the necessary skills required to live independently or in a supported environment. Topics include cooking, budgeting, phone skills, cleaning, clothing care, personal safety, scheduling, transportation and community access.
Students will explore leisure and recreation activities available in the community through the use of community transit. Students will have access to the YMCA to work on achieving goals.
Students will increase their communication techniques for job preparation, job search and job maintenance through occupational research of both competitive and supported employment.
Students receive instruction in self-determination and advocacy including goal setting, communication styles and conflict resolution. Students are presented with real world situations to implement learned skills. Students learn the steps to conducting their IEP meeting using the Self-Directed IEP curriculum.
Students will participate in on-site training in a community setting to enhance their work readiness skills. Goals will be established through a work-based learning program and students will be assessed through a worksite evaluation based on their job-specific skills, interpersonal skills and work readiness.
Students receive academic, organization, and self determination support in their post secondary goal areas including college support and other transition areas.