SLE & Daily Living
Please click on links below for resources for SLE & Daily Living activities.
Ms. Val’s Videos
Daily Living Activities
Home Chores: The student can complete chores around the home such as window and surface cleaning(counter tops), door knobs, vacuuming, dusting and taking out the trash. Materials/items needed: Windex, paper towels, Clorox wipes, duster, vacuum and trash bag. Implementing a reward system helps motivate the student for completion.
Setting The Table & Putting Dishes Away: Each meal, the student can set the table with the following-plate, cup, utensils and napkin. The student can also learn and help with putting these items away once they are cleaned.
Storing Groceries: The student can help store groceries when needed. The student can learn and help store items in the refrigerator, freezer and cabinets.
Making Their Bed: Each morning the student can work on making their beds. The student can also work on folding their blankets.
Home Exercise: The student can participate in home workouts for daily exercise. Here is a helpful YouTube video to start with. This video will also lead you to other related home workouts. Good music is always great to play in the background to motivate and inspire the student to exercise longer.
Healthcare Practice: Maintain stable weight and participate in primary and/or mental health care physically or virtual for scheduled appointments. If prescribed, the student can practice taking their medication at the appropriate times each day. The student will need a visual reminder each day to learn for routine. The student will need a clock to know the time. The student would need to know where to go when being given their medication along with being supervised. The guardian shall be distributing the medication. It is important for the student to know the time and place to be for medication compliance. If non-verbal, the student can use their talker and/or point.
Nutrition: Eat two nutritious meals, good snacks along with healthy beverages.
Family Relationship: Maintain routine contact with natural support and positive interaction/relationships with family members in the place of residence.
Behavior Norms: Display control over defiance, tantrums, destructive behaviors and self injurious behavior. (Parents, it is always great to utilize the Nurtured Heart Approach to manage or decrease certain behaviors).
Coping Skills: The student can learn new coping skills along with utilizing coping skills that work. With minimum support, the student can work on calming themselves and maintain self control with moods. Thinking of the students strengths can become or be used as coping skills.
Other SLE Websites
The following websites are great resources for SLE and job skills.