Adaptive Skills Training
TOTAL’s Adaptive Skills Training is an intensive 1:1 program to help people of all ages and disabilities develop the key skills necessary for living and interacting successfully with others. If appropriate, the program will also incorporate community skills training which helps the individual navigate successfully out in the community.
TOTAL’s AST training is available to children as young as three years old. To determine whether someone is suitable for the AST program, TOTAL staff will look at such things as age, cognitive ability, medical needs, mobility, behavioral issues, etc. To support a successful outcome, parents and caregivers must be involved in this training.
The program focuses on development of functional living skills as well as the following: