Daily Living Skills2018-10-25T16:29:18+00:00

Project Description

WILC PROGRAMS

Daily Living Skills

Students learn independence through training in culinary and nutrition, personal health and hygiene, community integration, self-advocacy and decision making, and other living skills. Students work with WILC staff individually and in small groups.

Activities of Daily Living

Our Daily Living program basic and instrumental activities include but are not limited to:

  • Daily Communication – Binder review home info / daily schedule
  • Personal hygiene/Hand washing
  • Housework, Chores, and Maintenance
  • Healthcare – Taking prescription medications and supplements as prescribed
  • Personal and School Laundry
  • Organic Gardening, Canning, and Freezing
  • Augmented Communication – Rapid Prompting Method – individual and group lessons; iPad Text To Speech, etc.
  • Managing Money / Financial Management
  • Schedule and Calendar Planning – Use of timers, personal objectives and goals
  • Shopping – Shopping for groceries, cleaning supplies, home needs, and clothing
  • Meal Planning – Gluten and casein free meal planning, food preparation, cooking, baking, eating, and clean up
  • Restaurant Outings – Personal etiquette, ordering, healthy choices, money, safety
  • Transportation and Navigating Safely In The Community
  • Use of Technology – Using an iPad, school/work eMail, completing forms, apps, etc.
  • Safety Procedures/Emergency Responses
  • Health Management and Maintenance – Stress management, nutrition, and fitness and exercise
  • Sensory and Emotional Self-regulation
  • Leisure Time Skills – for individuals and with peers and family
  • Community Activities
  • Safe Hand and Power Tool Use – Arts/crafts, maintenance – prevocational
  • Citizenship – responsibilities and rights, voting rights and responsibilities
  • Music Therapy
  • Yoga and Self Massage
  • YMCA Small Group Activities and Specialized Classes
  • Task Analysis and Monthly Assessments
  • Parent/Caretaker/Student Meetings

Admission Inquiry

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Documentation of Autism diagnosisMost recent Individual Education PlanMost recent educational or medical evaluationTransition/Functional Behavioral Assessment/PlanHigh School TranscriptHigh School Diploma or Certificate of CompletionOther

 

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Wisconsin Independent Learning College (WILC) admits qualified students of any race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. No person shall, on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or sexual orientation be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by Wisconsin Independent Learning College, except as provided by law. Wisconsin Independent Learning College shall comply with all state and federal laws, which prohibit discrimination and are designed to protect the civil rights of applicants, employees, and/or students, or other persons protected by applicable law. WILC is a 501(c)3 Educational NonProfit Autism Specific Organization EIN: 45-4309128