Term Independent Living Skills Instruction
Code LR-3200
Definition Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/4/09
Use References Activities of Daily Living Instruction
See Also References Assistive Technology Equipment (LH-0600)
Centers for Independent Living (LR-1550)
Home Management Instruction (PH-3000)
Life Skills Education (PH-6200.4600)
Occupational Therapy (LR-6200)
Self Help Instruction (LR-7800)
Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults With Disabilities (BH-8400.6000-800)
Special Education (HH-8000)
External Classification Terms Developmentally Disabled Centers (NTE P82)
Family Community Support (ACH H-01)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Independent Living Skills (NPC E12.07)
Outpatient Rehabilitation (UW
Services for Individuals with Disabilities (NPC P11.03)
Related Concepts Developmental Disabilities
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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