Life Skills

Essential Life Skills for Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Before taking on the challenge of independent living, young adults and teens with developmental disabilities need to master essential everyday life skills. Books with software that highlights text and reads aloud include safety signs, and other essential everyday skills that help young adults with special needs discover self sufficiency and independent living. Graphic novels like Do the Right Thing explores modern social situations, while Connections in the Workplace has people with developmental disabilities on the job demonstrating good communication skills and ethics in the workplace. Young adults with developmental disabilities and teens learn self sufficiency through entertaining, engaging lessons that include step by step picture directions, real life scenarios and graphic novels. Our Mary on the Move DVDs have fun and motivating stories that model essential life skills for young adults with developmental disabilities.

Survival Signs and Symbols Software

Digital Flash Cards for recognition of real-world signs

Survival Signs & Symbols Flash Cards Software presents these signs and symbols in a multimedia format. The software is designed for non-readers who need to learn the meaning of common community signs. A series of activities using digital flash cards gives users a variety of cues, both visual and aural, and the repetition they need to learn to recognize the signs.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Safety Skills Reader

Essential everyday safety skills in the home and community

Safety Skills Reader is ideal for self-study for the teen or young adult reading at a second grade level or below. Its carefully conceived and well-illustrated stories cover 26 scenarios and a wide variety of essential everyday safety skills in the home and the community that need to be mastered before taking on the challenge of independent living.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Mary on the Move DVD Series

A classic miniseries, now on DVD!

Watch Mary, a young woman with developmental disabilities, make steady strides toward self-sufficiency in this six-part series.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Look 'n Cook Microwave Cookbook

Make it quickly, easily, and independently!

Look ’n Cook Microwave Cookbook features 68 updated, easy-to-make microwave recipes that combine packaged and from-scratch ingredients. Recipes are illustrated step by step so even nonreaders can build independence in the kitchen and become successful cooks. Each picture step has accompanying text. An easily implemented color-coding system makes it a breeze to follow microwave setting instructions. The cookbook has laminated pages for easy clean-up, and the spiral binder lays flat on the counter for ease of use.
Item No: LC-M01AF
$34.00

Do the Right Thing

Graphic novel illustrations with stories that look into crucial social situations

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Do the Right Thing includes 25 six-page stories that each begin with a vocabulary list and end with comprehension questions. The book is ideal for the teen or young adult reading at a second grade level or below. Engaging and realistic illustrations support the story line and are attractive to contemporary youth. The well-written and carefully conceived stories reflect modern times and attitudes.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Self-Determination Readers

Emphasizes self-determination in the context of crucial transition and life skills

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Self-Determination Readers includes 16 well-written and carefully conceived stories that reflect modern times and attitudes. It's ideal for the teen or young adult reading at a second grade level or below. The book is designed to engage the reader through full-color stories illustrated in a graphic-novel style. Each six- to eight-page story is perfect for a single home-study session with minimal adult input. The stories include Acting Right, Makes Cents, and How Rude!

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Life Skill Readers

Photo-based reading program teaches essential life skills

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Life Skill Readers covers the widest possible range of scenarios which a teen or young adult may encounter after graduation from high school. Step-by-step visual instruction shows the user how to successfully complete the skill sets. Ideal for those who read at a second grade level or below. Using realistic photography, the book shows life skills being performed in the real world. It includes 40 stories in six content areas: Community, Personal, School, Signs, Transportation, and Work.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Read to Learn Software Bundle

Talking software that will keep your high schooler engaged for hours

The Read to Learn Software Bundle is a collection of heavily illustrated stories in graphic-novel style that is intended for transition-age students and features age-appropriate content with contemporary life-skill themes.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Read to Learn Book Library

Read to Learn is a collection of heavily illustrated stories in a graphic-novel style that is intended for transition-age students and features age-appropriate content with contemporary life-skill themes. It's available as a set of books and as software that's read to the user.

Item No: RTL-PF08AF
$199.00