S.T.A.R.S Academy

Summer Therapy and Real-Life Skills

Life Skills

Our S.T.A.R.S Academy Life Skills Small Group is designed for children of all ages and focuses on age-appropriate skills needed to participate in daily life while in school, out in the community, and living in their home.  Life Skills participants will be grouped by age and instructors will target the following age-appropriate activities.  Each category is followed by a few examples of skills that might be addressed.  The curriculum addressed in each group will be individualized according to the needs of the participants. 

  • Executive Functioning Sills

    • Organizational skills

    • Daily schedule

    • Make lists

  • Practical Living Skills

    • Cooking

    • Money skills

    • How to find information

    • Doing chores

  • Personal Care

    • Hygiene

    • Nutrition

  • Personal Safety

    • What are risks?

    • How to stay safe

    • How to ask for help

  • Self-Advocacy

    • How to get needs met effectively and appropriately

    • When to give their opinion