Independent Living Skill Development

In by Paige Haberkorn

What is independent living skills development?

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

  • Prepares you to think about and plan for where you want to live.
  • Helps you to learn the skills needed to get along with others.
  • Helps you to learn about the kinds of supports that you would like to have.
  • Prepares you to be successful in living on your own so that you can have the kind of life that you want and deserve.

Independent living skill development results in…

  • Having good health and hygiene.
  • Being able to manage money and pay bills.
  • Managing your time and planning for what you need to do.
  • Being safe and independent.