Curriculum List
List of Curriculum Topics

Vocational Domain

Standards of Work Performance

Punctuality and Attendance
Dress and Hygiene
Reaction to Supervisor
Getting On with Other Workers
Concentration
Work Area
Behavior Regulation
Communication
Memory Performance

Vocations

What Kind of Job Do I Want?
What Kinds of Jobs Are There?
Required Job Skills

Job Search

Where Do I Look for a Job?
How Do I Contact an Employer?
Job Applications
Your Resume
The Job Interview
I Got the Job, Now What?

Work Ethics

Work Ethics
Job Rules
Job Productivity
Job Quality
ADA

Community Resources Domain

Public Transit

Public Transit Schedule
Recognizing Bus Stops
Handling a Transit Ticket
Bus Riding Etiquette
Recognizing Landmarks
Transfers
Notifying the Driver of Your Stop

Community Services

What Are Community Services?
The Bank
The Post Office
The Hospital
The Police Department
The Fire Department
Department of Motor Vehicles
The Library

Shopping Skills

What Kinds of Stores?
What Do Things Cost?
Sales Tax
Comparison Shopping
Completing a Purchase

Street Safety

Crosswalks
Stop Signs
Traffic Lights
Driveways
What if There Is No Sidewalk?

Community Surroundings

Landmarks
Distances
Street Names and Numbers
Directions
Where Am I?
Community Safety Signs

Independent Living Skills Domain

Self Advocacy

Who is Your Service Coordinator?
What is an ISP?
Client Grievance Procedures
Client Meetings
Personal Responsibility (Flash Cards)
Speaking Up for Yourself
Public Speaking

Emotions

Recognizing Emotions (Flash Cards)
Dealing with Emotions
Personal Space
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Relationships
Developing a Self-Control Plan
Am I Disabled?

Independent Living Skills

Renting an Apartment
I Have an Apartment - Now What?
Medications
Research Skills
Sequencing (Flash Cards)
L
ooking Up Business Information
Talking on the Telephone
Using a Cell Phone
Library Skills
Making and Keeping Appointments
Setting Priorities
Credit Cards

Nutrition

Healthy Eating Choices
Reading a Nutrition Label
Measuring Ingredients
Storing Food
Food Safety
Reading a Recipe

Nutrition Cooking

Meal Planning
Nutrition Shopping
Meal Prep
Setting the Table
Cooking
Eating
Clean-up
Operating a Range/Oven
Operating a Microwave Oven
Operating a Dishwasher

Hygiene

Personal Hygiene - Washing
Hand Washing
Tooth Brushing
Basic First Aid
Toileting
Hygiene Manners
Privacy
Bodily Functions

Personal Care

Hair Care
Fingernails
Eye Care
Foot Care
Dress for Success
Adaptive Devices

Math/Money Skills

Money - Coin Identification
Money - Paper Money Identification
Money - Exact Change
Money - Budgeting
Money - How to Read a Sales Receipt
Math - Calculator Use
Math - Number Recognition

Reading Skills

Reading
Reading the Newspaper
Independent Living Skills Domain Continued

Writing Skills
Letter Recognition
Story Collections
Fiction or Non-Fiction?
Correspondence

Computer Skills

Computer Parts
The Internet
Printing a Document
E-mail Accounts

Telling Time

What Time Is It?
What Time Do We Do Things?
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
The Calendar

Communication

How Do I Tell People What I Want?
How Do I Tell People What I Don't Want?
Talking to Others (Flash Cards)
Basic ASL
Interpreting What People Say
Concepts
Non-Violence (Thoughts, Words, Deeds)
Making Choices
Criticism
Consequences
Building Trust
Teamwork
Body Language

Personal Safety

Know Your Address
Know Your Phone Number
Safety Awareness
Calling the 911 Emergency Number
Animal Safety

Stranger Awareness

What is a Stranger? (Flash Cards)
Can I Talk to a Stranger? (Flash Cards)
Friends and Acquaintances
Personal and Private Information

Laundry

Separating Clothes
Loading the Washer
Machine Settings
Soap and Bleach
Loading the Dryer
Folding Clothes

Exercise/Mobility

Why Exercise?
Walking
Stretching and Flexibility
Hand Flexibility

Social Skills/Manners

What Are Manners?
Day Program Manners
Manners in the Community
Stealing
Taking Turns
Telling the Truth (Flash Cards)
What is "Appropriate Behavior"? (Flash Cards)
Following Rules
Getting Along with Others
Coping with Changes in Routine
The Art of Conversation
Patience
Compromise
Dealing with Rejection
Respect  (For Yourself and Others)
Greeting Other People

Civics

Civics
Voting
Clubs and Volunteering
Jury Duty
Government
Getting Arrested by the Police
Mentoring
Running a Meeting

Educational Exploration

What Do I Want to Learn?
Where Do I Go to Learn Things?
How Do Schools Work?
Where Can I Find Learning Materials?
Financial Aid

Leisure Domain

Art/Craft

The Color Wheel
Drawing and Painting (Project Included)
Art Portfolio
Sculpture (Project Included)
Collage (Project Included)

Current Events

Newspaper
Radio News
T.V. News
News or Gossip? (Flash Cards)

Board Games

Checkers
Hearts

Relaxation

Stress
Self Relaxation Techniques

Park/Picnic

Why Go to a Park?
Physical Games/Exercise
Relaxation
Have a Picnic

Museums/Art Galleries

What is a Museum?
Museum Behavior
What is an Art Gallery?
Art Gallery Behavior


Photography

Why Take Pictures?
Using a Digital Camera
Composition
Uploading Pictures
Video Cameras
Storyboarding

Music

Why Do We Listen to Music?
What Kinds of Music Are There?
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