ASD097 - Life Skills Development II

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:26:10.514
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:01.424


Subject Title
Life Skills Development II

Subject Description
Students learn methods to assist and support life skills development for adolescents/adults promoting community access. Topics include: purchasing skills, appropriate behaviour in public places and pedestrian safety.  An assessment tool for identifying target daily living and community skills will be reviewed.  Methods of measuring, graphing, and programming for functional living skills will also be discussed and demonstrated.

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. Discuss challenges adults/adolescents with ASD experience living and working out in the community/working environment

2. Introduce strategies to assist successful community access, living and working

3. Promote life skills development to include appropriate behaviour in public places

4. Review the Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS)

5. Introduce measuring and graphing procedures for the AFLS

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
Purchasing skills – coin summation, ordering, buying, vending machine usage

Appropriate behaviour – riding on a bus, restaurants, workplace, school

Pedestrian safety

How to assess, measure, and graph functional living 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.         

PLEASE RETAIN THIS SUBJECT OUTLINE FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE USE IN SUPPORT OF CREDIT APPLICATIONS AT OTHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

Approved by: Lisa Somers