Life Skills – After High School
WHAT DOES THERAPY LOOK LIKE?
- Weekly social group outings such as making movies, going out to eat, airsoft, bowling and cooking a meal.
- Parents receive an individualized plan for developing the desired skills and decreasing challenging behaviors.
- Parents receive ongoing training during weekly parent coaching meetings.
- The behavior analyst will work directly with the student to model strategies for parents.
- When intensive 1:1 training is required for skill acquisition, a behavior technician is assigned for regular sessions.
- When challenging behaviors occur in the community, the behavior technician will work with your child in the situation that you are having problems with.
- Language skills
- Social skills
- Self-care (including toilet training)
- Physically aggressive and verbally disruptive behaviors
- Problem transitioning between activities
- Problem behaviors in the community
- Compliance during doctor/dentist/haircut appointments
- Food selectivity
- Safety at home and in the community (“stranger danger”, crossing street etc.)
- Problem behaviors in the classroom
- Sleeping in own bed
- Repetitive behaviors (hand flapping, rocking etc.)