ASD096 - Life Skills Development I

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:26:11.012
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:01.395


Subject Title
Life Skills Development I

Subject Description
Students learn strategies to assist and support adolescents /adults in their daily living routines and activities. Students learn about the most commonly used assessment tool used to define and measure functional living skills in adolescents and adults. Methods to foster appropriate decision making skills and nurturing healthy interests are discussed.

Credit Status
One credit toward Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Recognition of Achievement Certificate Adolescence and Adults Stream.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Provide strategies to assist adolescents/adults in their daily living routines with attention to self care and independence

2. Promote the identification of appropriate target skills for programming through the Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS)

3. Promote appropriate decision making skills

4. Nurture healthy interests

5. Name methods to assist adults with ASD with living arrangements, home maintenance and housekeeping

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None.

Topic Outline

Promote decision making skills
Nurturing healthy interests
Methods to promote home maintenance/housekeeping skills
Methods of assessing functional living skills
Strategies to assist in daily living activities
Promote personal care skills and self-help skills

Mode of Instruction
This workshop will be delivered via lecture, small and large group discussions, class exercises and readings. 

Prescribed Texts
Handouts

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
An assignment to be handed in within a week of attending the workshop will be given out to receive a SAT or UNSAT grade.        

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Approved by: Lisa Somers