Daily Living Skills
Life Skills / Daily Living Skills
Developmental-focused activities and training to enhance your ability to live as independent an everyday life as possible.

LIFE SKILLS—DAILY LIVING SKILLS can include:

  • Count money and make correct change.
  • Demonstrate personal finance decision-making skills.
  • Make responsible expenditures.
  • Pay bills.
  • Deal with renting or leasing.
  • Perform or arrange for home maintenance.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks.
  • Plan and prepare meals.
  • Caring for Personal Needs
  • Practice proper grooming and hygiene.
  • Dress Appropriately.
  • Avoid Substance abuse.
  • Discuss how to maintain physical fitness and weight.
  • Identify safety signs.
  • Identify unfamiliar odors.
  • Indentify unfamiliar sounds.
  • Achieving Self-Awareness
  • Identify physical and psychological needs.
  • Identify interests and abilities.
  • Identify emotions.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses.
  • Proper appearance and exhibits positive self-concept.
  • Experience and describe success and confidence.
  • How to Deal with Stress
  • Identifying stressors and how each one affects you as an individual.
  • Identifying physical causes of stress.
  • Identifying signs and symptoms of stress.
  • Managing and reducing stress.
  • Achieving Socially Responsible Behavior
  • Accepting Rules and authority at school or work
  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior and social etiquette in public
  • places and when dating or eating out.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of important character traits.
  • Recognize personal roles.
  • Making and keeping friends.
  • Communicate with understanding. Communication both verbal and non-verbal.
  • Knowing and Exploring Occupational Options
  • Explore occupational possibilities.
  • Make realistic occupational choices.
  • Identify requirements of appropriate and available jobs.
Exhibiting Appropriate Work Habits and Behavior