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Life Skills II (Advanced)

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Life Skills II (Advanced)

In this 90-minute class, adult participants will learn a variety of basic skills under the guidance of the instructor. This class is a continuation of Life Skills I and builds on the skills learned in the previous class.

Activities include:

  • Discussing specific topics around adulthood
  • Practicing conversational and social skills, including initiating and maintaining conversation
  • Learning how to search for and obtain housing
  • Learning how to maintain relationships
  • Learning how to manage screen time
  • Learning household skills, including budgeting, cooking and cleaning
  • Practicing handling frustration and resolving conflict
  • Practicing self-advocacy
  • Learning how to expand hobbies and interests
  • Practicing skills useful to finding a job, volunteer or internship opportunity

This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Participants should be individuals who are highly independent, able to communicate verbally and self-sufficient when challenging situations arise.

Curriculum is based on the Delphi Young Adult Curriculum, developed by the Aspiring Youth Program for groups and high school transition programs.

This class is offered through Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center. Learn how to enroll

Time and cost

Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., $35 per 90-minute class