LIFE SKILLS SUPPORT GROUP CURRICULUM PURPOSE: CalWORKs Life Skills Support Groups combine the objectives of removing mental health barriers to employment with exercises that promote practical outcomes. Participants will learn coping strategies to deal with their emotional concerns, and gain knowledge about the culture of the work environment. Life Skills Enrichment is a day program designed for adults who wish to pursue and build upon activities they find interesting, meaningful, enriching and helpful for everyday living. We offer the following hands-on experiences to enliven the senses, encourage self-esteem, master current skills and learn new ones.
Life skills such as healthy eating, exercise, personal hygiene, and safe sex, enable adults with disabilities can make you feel better, look better and enhance long-term health and quality of life. Let’s take a closer look at the key areas of healthy living. Activities for Mentally Challenged Adults Musical Activities. Musical therapy has been proven to have a positive effect on the mentally challenged, but you do not Art Activities. Art has also been found to have therapeutic benefits much in the same way music has. Set aside time and Exercise.
Life Skills Every Adult Should Have. Moving into adulthood means doing a lot of things you’ve probably never done before. You’ll have a full-time job, complete with a paycheck. That means you’ll need to manage your own money, including paying bills and taxes. You’ll also have a place of your own, bathrooms to clean, and meals to cook. 5 Important Life Skills for Adults with Special Needs. 1. Telling Time. Routines can be comforting to those with special needs, but they’re also important to learn to navigate daily life in our society. 2. Taking Vitamins. 3. Personal Hygiene. 4. Compromise. 5. Physical Fitness.
These skills are collectively referred to as adaptive functioning. Adaptive functioning is affected by three basic skill sets. The first skill set is conceptual skills. This includes reading, numbers, money, time, and communication skills. The second skill set is social . May 7, - Explore Helen Forgione Bradfield's board "Activities for Adults with Disabilities", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about activities for adults, activities, fine motor activities pins.