Improving quality of life for the differently abled Children & Adults

Program Details

At L.I.F.E., we believe that by making every moment  a teachable moment, we are able to address each client’s individual needs throughout the day.  Through the use of a variety of activities carefully chosen a warm, and supportive environment, we encourage continued growth and development of skills in the areas that will allow our clients to be as independent as possible.

Our Adult Day Treatment Program includes:

  • Indoor Leisure Activities
  • Outdoor Gross Motor Activities and Supports
  • Cooking Activities
  • Gardening
  • Vocational Skill Development
  • Development of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Skills including Laundry and Chores
  • Music Group
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Individual goals from clients’ ISP and AFLS
  • Individual therapies

In an effort to provide a comprehensive program and further help our clients develop more life skills that will  improve overall function and level of independence while enhancing their quality of life, L.I.F.E.’s DTA is now utilizing the Assessment of Functional Living Skills or AFLS. With the use of the AFLS, the clients’ skills are now assessed and measured in 17 additional skill areas. With the AFLS in place, each client will be working on additional functional goals in every learning environment they enter at the DTA program. These goals will be in addition to their ISP goals. Each client will be working on these 17 additional skill areas throughout their day:


  1. Money Skills
  2. Time Skills
  3. Phone Skills
  4. Health and Safety and First Aid Skills
  5. Basic Communication Skills
  6. Social Awareness & Manners
  7. Cooking Skills: Kitchen/Lunch Room
  8. Meals at Home
  9. Dishes
  10. Kitchen Skills
  11. Self-Management Skills
  12. Leisure
  13. Clothing and Laundry
  14. Community Knowledge
  15. Shopping
  16. Eat in Public
  17. Basic Mobility

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