Independent Living

Opportunities to promote independence are created in a variety of settings and include

  • Shopping
  • Cooking at college and at home
  • Gardening
  • Residential visits
  • Personal safety
  • Community visits
  • Home management
  • Managing social media
  • Gardening
  • Routines
  • Online gaming and staying safe
  • Personal budgets and money management
  • Understanding the criminal justice system
  • Where to go for help and understanding emergency services
  • Maintaining friendships outside of an education setting
  • Knowing the local area
  • Managing bills
  • Managing potential income
  • Decision making
  • Managing time
  • Being safe in your home
  • Actively planning for future living arrangements
  • Understanding correspondence
  • Paying in shops
  • Travel training
  • Transport and road signs