ACT Objectives

  • The ACT program provides students the opportunity to acquire appropriate Daily Living and Independent Living skills in a community-based setting.  The expectation is that students will live, work, shop, and play in integrated environments in the community.  Students learn to make good purchases, cook, clean and do other daily living tasks and skills.  Students participate, independently or with accommodations and supports, in typical activities across a variety of settings.


     1.  Communicating needs and wants         


     2.  Communicating accurately        


     3.  Communicating w/ others         


     4.  Demonstrating reciprocal conversation           


     5.  Sharing information       


     6.  Making a request


     7.  Advocating for self          


     8.  Being prepared   


     9.  Having needed items      


    10.  Developing a plan          


    11.  Following a plan 


    12.  Solving a problem          


    13.  Being aware of the passage of time     


    14.  Anticipating schedule changes 


    15.  Banking   


    16.  Reading for information


    17.  Budgeting


    18.  Using technology


    19.  Demonstrating professional dress


    20.  Participating in Rec/Leisure activity    


    21.  Traveling in the community      


    22.  Conducting community-based transaction     


    23.  Functional Reading        


    24.  Functional Writing  


    25.  Functional Math