Independent Living Skills Development

In by Paige Haberkorn

What is independent living skills development?

Learning how to manage everyday adult responsibilities for life after high school. Ideally, independent living skill development includes…

  • Preparing you to take care of yourself.
  • A chance to learn about how to get along with people.
  • Helping you plan for where you want to live.
  • Exploring the types of support that you would like to have.
  • Living where you want to live, with the supports you want and need.
  • Having the kind of life you want and deserve.

Independent living skill development results in…

  • Having a healthy life.
  • Skills to take care of yourself.
  • Being able to manage your time to do what you need to do.
  • Learning how to manage your money and pay your bills.
  • Being safe where you live.