Logical Thinking/ILS Hands-on

Combining concepts of advocacy, math, and social skills; participants will enhance their understanding of real life situations and improve their problem solving skills. Role playing will be used as a guide to mimic real life situations and how to resolve them.


Problem Solving and Making Decisions

  • Dealing with Emergencies
  • Building Relationships
  • Handling difficult situations with staff/ Attendants, family and friends
  • Identifying your comfort level
  • Speaking up for yourself
  • Conflict and stress management
  • Problem Solving Resources
  • Finding solutions to problems/conflicts
  • Making decisions
  • Developing goal-seeking behavior


Living Environments

  • Selecting a living environment
  • Renting an apartment
  • I have an apartment, now what?
  • Research skills
  • Support living environment and entitlements

Managing a Living Environment

  • Sweeping
  • Vacuuming
  • Cleaning table
  • Making up the bed
  • Setting table for dinner (silverware, napkins, cups, etc.)
  • Folding towels
  • Sorting laundry
  • Washing laundry
  • Putting laundry away

Using Basic Tools and Appliances

  • Microwave food
  • Ironing
  • Blender
  • Oven

Setting up Personal Living Space

  • Hair care
  • Fingernails
  • Eye care
  • Foot care
  • Dress for success
  • Adaptive devices
  • Personal hygiene-washing
  • Hand washing
  • Tooth brushing
  • Basic First aid
  • Toileting
  • Privacy