Ch 21: Promoting Functional Living Skills in Special Education

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Promoting Functional Living Skills in Special Education - Chapter Summary

Studying ways to promote functional living skills in special education is simple using this chapter's entertaining lessons. Get reacquainted with different instructional strategies and types of technology that help educators teach life skills and personal care skills in the classroom. Completing this chapter will enable you to:

  • Describe best practices for integrating life skills development with academic curricula
  • Share strategies for teaching life skills to children and high school students
  • List methods for teaching students who have learning disabilities about personal care
  • Identify and discuss different types of assistive technology as it pertains to occupational therapy
  • Exhibit knowledge transition-focused instruction and related strategies

This entire chapter is self-paced, enabling you to review any lessons you choose in any sequence and as often as you'd like. Around-the-clock computer and mobile access ensures you're able to view resources anytime using any device with an Internet connection. This flexibility lets you study whenever and wherever your schedule permits. Other resources like short quizzes and a practice exam make sure you have a comprehensive understanding of this chapter before the day of your test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 21: Promoting Functional Living Skills in Special Education
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Integrating Life Skills Development with Academic Curricula

1. Integrating Life Skills Development with Academic Curricula

In this lesson, we will discuss strategies for integrating life skills development with academic curricula for students with learning disabilities to promote functional living skills, community living skills, vocational/career competence, citizenship, and leisure and recreation activities skills.

Teaching Life Skills to Children

2. Teaching Life Skills to Children

This engaging lesson addresses a very important part of growing up, learning life skills. This lesson will review what life skills are and give examples on teaching some of the important ones within the classroom.

Teaching Life Skills to High School Students

3. Teaching Life Skills to High School Students

There are many life skills that are beneficial for students to know. Discover which life skills are essential for high school students and the most effective ways to teach them.

Teaching Personal Care Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

4. Teaching Personal Care Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

This lesson provides engaging strategies for teaching students with learning disabilities about personal care. Use these strategies designed for low- and high-functioning students in your classroom today.

Occupational Therapy Assistive Technology

5. Occupational Therapy Assistive Technology

Assistive technology for occupational therapy purposes provides more autonomous living for persons with disabilities at home, school, work, and in the community. Find out about some specific devices and adaptations by reading on.

Strategies for Transition-Focused Instruction

6. Strategies for Transition-Focused Instruction

If you are a special education high school teacher, then you probably spend some time thinking about how to help your students transition out of school. This lesson provides strategies you can use.

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