Life Skills Training

JSSA’s life skills training program helps individuals with developmental or physical disabilities become more independent.

JSSA’s experienced care managers and clinical social workers provide training and practice in a variety of life skills targeted towards increasing self-sufficiency in everyday life. Skills are taught in the office, home and community settings to allow for effective real-world learning experiences. JSSA offers training in the following areas:

  • Managing income and expenses
  • Managing time; using schedules and calendars
  • Organizing and completing paperwork, mail and email
  • Managing living space
  • Planning meals
  • Accessing specialized transportation resources
  • Communicating with others and advocating for oneself


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