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The Assumption Life Skills classes provide students with a variety of exceptionalities a structured program with a focus on individualized programming and community integration. Our goal is for each individual student to become as independent as possible by developing and expanding his/her full potential. Our Life Skills Program emphasizes:
- Functional Literacy and Numeracy Skills
- Daily Living Skills
- Social Skills
- Employability Skills
- Safety and Community Awareness
- Socialization and Integration in the Community
- Participation in a variety of activities
The students in our Life Skills class are given the opportunity to become involved in the Best Buddies Program. Best Buddies at Assumption is a program that promotes and supports an environment that allows the opportunity for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The aim of the program is to help students become more confident and help grow new friendships.
See Ms. Quinlan in room 103 or Mrs. Contino in room 107 to join this fabulous club!