Life Skills

  • Course Title: Life Skills Training

    Department: Special Education 
    Grade Level: 9-12 
    Time Per Day/Week: 42 minutes per day  
    Length of Course: Year
    Primary Resources: Unique learning curriculum and Brigance Transition Skills Inventories

    Units of Study: 

      • Unit 1: Vocational 
      • Unit 2: Daily living 
      • Unit 3: Personal life 
      • Unit 4: Community lessons 

    Curriculum-Based Assessments: Unique Learning Curriculum which contains checklists of skills being taught and reinforced with repetition.
    Standardized Assessments: Brigance Transition Skills Inventory 

    Description of Course:
    This Life Skills Training course uses the Transition Passport, which is a part of the Unique Learning Curriculum.  Transition Passport includes vocational, daily living, personal life, and community lessons. These lessons provide tools that create valuable resources to plan for future educational, vocational, and adult living outcomes. The Life Skills Training Course also uses the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory, which provides criterion-referenced assessments to support transition planning for post-secondary, employment, and independent living skills.