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57 resources with the concept independent living

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Resources & Review, Day 1: Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your secondary special ed class for a life of independence. Part of independent living is knowing how to ask for help and where to go. They review the times they need help, the type of community resources available, and practice...
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Understanding the Body, Day 3: Sexual Health & Hygiene

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ideal for secondary moderately disabled special ed high schoolers, this lesson focuses on personal hygiene and self-care. They discuss a case study and role-play to introduce the importance of good hygiene then discuss current...
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Purchasing Items Using “One-More-Than” Technique

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
While the method described to help learners with special needs is sound, it could create unforeseen issues. They are taught through structured practice, how to count out one dollar in coins and then add the dollar amount to it, to...
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Home Living/Life Skills: Face Washing

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Having good hygiene skills is a very important part of living an independent life. Learners with special needs follow sequencing cards to practice washing their faces. They follow each step in the process and discuss the importance of...
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Selecting Lower Priced Grocery Items

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
As adults, most individuals with special needs must live on a budget. Provide them with money management skills by teaching your class how to make price comparisons while shopping at the grocery store. They work through a series of...
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Savings Account, Bill Paying, and Money Order Skills

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What do you do after you get a paycheck? Help your mildly disabled learners how to bank wisely with a guided-skills activity. They practice cashing checks, withdrawing money, paying bills, and procuring money orders. The entire learning...
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Cleaning Appliances and Doing Laundry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In an independent living situation or a simulation classroom, special needs individuals practice cleaning household appliances. They clean an oven, refrigerator, and wash a load of laundry with minimal verbal and gestural cues. The...
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Skills Needed For Good Work Habits: Following Directions

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Following directions are a key skill set for building good work habits. Intended for a special education class, this activity allows learners to practice following directions as a good work habit. They help make a simple recipe first by...
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Eviction: The Law

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Start those 12th graders thinking about what life on their own will be like. They'll review eviction laws, work through several scenarios, and take a quiz in order to understand the rights of both a renter and a landlord.