Life Skills
Transition and Life Skills: We will be working on these skills and others throughout the year to develop independence. These skills will be practiced within multiple situations. 
 
1.Understand ing My Disability
  1. What is my disability and how does it impact me?
  2. What is an IEP?
  3. What is important in my IEP?
  4. What are my goals/ objectives?
  5. What are accommodations and modifications? Why are they important to me?
  6. How do I advocate for myself?
2.Executive Functioning Unit
  1. Form healthy routine
  2. Form organization routine
  3. Prioritize tasks
  4. Time management
  5. Planner Use
  6. Notetaking
3.Dealing with emotions         
  1. Identify the emotion you're feeling. ...
  2. Try breathing relaxation techniques. ...
  3. Try a self-soothing technique. ...
  4. Try meditating or praying. ...
  5. Try throwing the negative thought away. ...
  6. Use positive imagery. ...
  7. Talk to a friend.
4.Personal Wellness
Social Wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Our ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with family, friends and co-workers contributes to our Social Wellness.

Emotional Wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness or stress; hope, love, joy and happiness in a productive manner contributes to our Emotional Wellness.

Intellectual Wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to personal decisions, group interaction and community betterment. The desire to learn new concepts, improve skills and seek challenges in pursuit of lifelong learning contributes to our Intellectual Wellness.

Physical Wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. The ability to recognize that our behaviors have a significant impact on our wellness and adopting healthful habits (routine check ups, a balanced diet, exercise, etc.) while avoiding destructive habits (tobacco, drugs, alcohol, etc.) will lead to optimal Physical Wellness.

5.Job/Career Preparations
  1. Reviewing my Transitional plan
  2. Career Cruising
  3. Consulting experts in the field and/or researching