What are Practical Life Skills?
These are the skills needed to perform the activities of daily living. This includes feeding, bathing, dressing, occupational skills, and navigational skills.
Skills needed for personal care including eating, dressing, bathing, toileting, grooming, hygiene, etc.
BLADE WITH SAFETY COMB This Gillette blade is equipped with a safety comb to help protect against nicks and cuts, with an open design to prevent clogging. ERGONOMIC HANDLE The unique handle design provides great comfort and control for caregivers and those being cared for. SHAVE GEL Conveniently built into the handle, this special non-foaming gel hydrates the hair and lubricates the skin for a comfortable, mess-free shave, it can also be used as an aftershave.
Home or School Living
Maintaining our living space including: Housekeeping, Cooking and Laundry. Skills needed for basic care of a home or living setting, including cleaning, straightening, property maintenance and repairs, food preparation, performing chores, etc.
Dyson V11 Torque Drive vacuum
Powerful cleaning on floors and carpets An integrated digital motor spins the brush bar up to 60 times a second. It drives stiff nylon bristles deep into carpet to remove dirt, and carbon fiber filaments capture fine dust on hard floors.
Shopping, using public transportation, using community services. Skills needed for functioning in the community, including use of community resources, shopping skills, getting around in the community, etc.
Money Up! App
When you open the app, you can create a profile, access the settings, or start a lesson. Creating a profile is easy and it will save your progress each time. The settings can allow you to lock profiles, turn the music on or off, edit profile information, access a grocery list addition, or choose between different currencies.
Health & Safety
Ability to protect one’s self, medication management, responding to health problems. Skills needed for protection of health and to respond to illness and injury, including following safety rules, using medicines, showing caution, etc.
Buzzy® XL Personal
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Ability to maintain part-time or full-time employment, either competitive or, ability to work under supervision, cooperate with coworkers, be reliable and punctual, and meet work standards. Skills needed for successful functioning and holding a part-time or full-time job in a work setting, including completing work tasks, working with supervisors, and following a work schedule.
There’s a world of difference between looking at a clock and being able to say that it’s 3 o’clock and understanding “how long” 5 minutes is. For those who learn differently, this type of abstract thinking is even more difficult and often creates a high level of anxiety.