Adult Curriculum for Community, Employment, and Social Skills
Independent Living Skills
The purpose of providing an Independent Living Skills program is to teach students how to live independently. Students will have the opportunity to learn different skills including housekeeping, food shopping, cooking, time management, and many more. Skills may be related to social/ recreational activities such as utilizing leisure time in a satisfying manner, or knowing where to find appropriate social activities/ resources.
Community Resources: Students will learn how to find resources in the community. Staff will provide workshops on different topics including the police department, fire department, and other deaf services.
Emergency Procedure: Students will learn how to contact appropriate people in case of an emergency. Students will understand different safety tips in maintaining households.
Caroline Terrant, Residential Supervisor for the ACCESS program