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Life skills activities for secondary students with special needs : grades 6-12

By: Mannix, Darlene.
Series: Jossey-Bass Teacher.Publisher: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass 2009Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxii, 513 p. : ill. 28 cm.ISBN: 9780470259399.Subject(s): LIFE SKILLS | SECONDARY SCHOOL AGE | ADOLESCENTS | SPECIAL NEEDS | SOCIAL SKILLS | HEALTH EDUCATION | ACADEMIC SKILLS | EMPLOYMENT | DAILY LIVING | SELF AWARENESS | INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS | DECISION MAKING
Contents:
Self awareness My character Uniquely me Personal life choices|People skills Relating to others Friendship skills Being part of a family Communication skills|Academic and school skills Reading skills Writing skills Math skills Study skills|Practical living skills Information skills Money skills Travel Clothing Living arrangements Eating and nutrition Shopping Exercise/health and hygiene|Vocational skills Present skills and interests Getting a job Working|Problem solving skills Handling problem situations Making decisions Resource management Goal setting Risk taking
Summary: "This thoroughly revised and updated edition... offers teachers and parents a unique collection of illustrated activities complete with student worksheets, discussion questions and evaluation suggestions to help adolescents with special needs acquire basic skills they need to achieve independence and success in everyday life. Each activity focuses on a specific skill within the context of real-life situations and includes complete teacher instructions for its effective use." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Preparation for employment. March 2017 | Learning in the community. Jan 2018 | Secondary Life Skills (Cat) April 17
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    average rating: 3.5 (2 votes)
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"This thoroughly revised and updated edition... offers teachers and parents a unique collection of illustrated activities complete with student worksheets, discussion questions and evaluation suggestions to help adolescents with special needs acquire basic skills they need to achieve independence and success in everyday life. Each activity focuses on a specific skill within the context of real-life situations and includes complete teacher instructions for its effective use." - BOOK JACKET

Replacement copy - for copy A

Self awareness
My character
Uniquely me
Personal life choices|People skills
Relating to others
Friendship skills
Being part of a family
Communication skills|Academic and school skills
Reading skills
Writing skills
Math skills
Study skills|Practical living skills
Information skills
Money skills
Travel
Clothing
Living arrangements
Eating and nutrition
Shopping
Exercise/health and hygiene|Vocational skills
Present skills and interests
Getting a job
Working|Problem solving skills
Handling problem situations
Making decisions
Resource management
Goal setting
Risk taking

Patron comment on 15/10/2014

Too wordy, more pictures would be better.

Patron comment on 25/09/2014

Love it. Youth development.

Patron comment on

Gave me some ideas to adapt. More suitable for senior students with a disability who are able to discuss issues and topics

Patron comment on

Will now purchase our own copy

Patron comment on

Fabulous resource. Have no doubt I will be borrowing this again

Patron comment on

Fantastic. This book covers such a range of topic areas and can be really useful for adapting to suit individuals or groups of people we support. :-)

Patron comment on

Suitable for teachers teaching 14+ yr olds.

Patron comment on

This is a great resourcee

Patron comment on

Excellent resource for youth services especially people skills and practical living skills

Patron comment on

This book is great, I didn't want to hand it back

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