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Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-25939-9
544 pages
December 2009, Jossey-Bass
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Description

Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs

This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching units focusing on basic life skills such as handling money, succeeding at school, using the Internet safely, getting and keeping a job, and much more. The book contains 90 reproducible worksheets for teaching students how to apply these life skills to real-life situations.

  • A revised and updated edition of the classic book for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs
  • Includes complete teaching units with reproducible worksheets and discussion questions that teach basic life skills
  • Offers ideas for fostering skills like using the Internet, handling money, succeeding at school, getting and keeping a job, and more
  • Mannix is the best-selling author of Social Skills Activities for Special Children, Life Skills Activities for Special Children, and Writing Skills Activities for Special Children
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Table of Contents

About This Book xii

About the Author xiv

Parent Activities and Suggestions xv

Part One: Self-Awareness 1

Chapter 1: My Character 2

Chapter 2: Uniquely Me 19

Chapter 3: Personal Life Choices 33

Part Two: People Skills 55

Chapter 4: Relating to Others 56

Chapter 5: Friendship Skills 79

Chapter 6: Being Part of a Family 105

Chapter 7: Communication Skills 128

Part Three: Academic and School Skills 160

Chapter 8: Reading Skills 161

Chapter 9: Writing Skills 175

Chapter 10: Math Skills 194

Chapter 11: Study Skills 213

Part Four: Practical Living Skills 238

Chapter 12: Information Skills 240

Chapter 13: Money Skills 263

Chapter 14: Travel 298

Chapter 15: Clothing 313

Chapter 16: Living Arrangements 324

Chapter 17: Eating and Nutrition 340

Chapter 18: Shopping 351

Chapter 19: Exercise/Health and Hygiene 360

Part Five: Vocational Skills 380

Chapter 20: Present Skills and Interests 381

Chapter 21: Getting a Job 403

Chapter 22: Working 425

Part Six: Problem-Solving Skills 444

Chapter 23: Handling Problem Situations 445

Chapter 24: Making Decisions 459

Chapter 25: Resource Management 476

Chapter 26: Goal-Setting 491

Chapter 27: Risk-Taking 504

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Author Information

Darlene Mannix, M.A., has 26 years of experience as a classroom teacher and has taught both general education and special education. She is the best-selling author of numerous books for special educators including Life Skills Activities for Special Children, Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, and Writing Skills Activities for Special Children.

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