DS-ASD~Teaching Job and Functional Living Skills
There are many jobs and functional living skills that can be taught to individuals who have a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and autism (DS-ASD). My son Nick is 25 years old and has several jobs both at home and in his adult developmental training day program.
Nick working at his day program….
Nick helping out at home…
One of the keys to unlocking your child’s potential, is to look at their interests and strengths. Figure out what motivates them, and build jobs around those areas. To read how to teach job and functional living skills click on the link below:
It’s never to early to start teaching job and functional living skills. Start small and build around the interests and strengths of the individual. Include lots of praise and rewards. These skills will help to develop confidence and independence.
That’s what is in my noggin this week.
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