Community and Independent Living Skills

Community Based Instruction is an educational method that teaches functional skills in a student’s natural environment. Our comprehensive curriculum teaches our students how to execute community living skills from crossing streets safely to making reservations at a restaurant. Teaching occurs in both the community and the classroom. Classroom instruction focuses on teaching students how to structure, organize, and access community resources using a range of tools including alarms, reminders, bulleted lists, visual cues, and assistive technology applications with a focus on increased independence.