Independent Living

4: Independent Living or life skills are defined as "those skills or tasks that contribute to the successful independent functioning of an individual in adulthood" (Cronin, 1996) in the following domains: leisure / recreation, home maintenance and personal care, and community participation.

Source: Cronin, M. E. (1996). Life skills curricula for students with learning disabilities: A review of the literature. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29, 53‑68. 

Rate this page: