A 12-week curriculum was developed for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to teach life skills, employment skills and foster independent living. These skills are taught in a simulated environment including rooms such as: the bedroom, the living room, and the office.
Dr. Christine Manville
Occupational Therapy, School of
Health Sciences & Nursing, Gordon E. Inman College of
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, young adults, ADL, occupations, life skills, curriculum development, independent living, employment skills
Dullaghan, Sawyer, "Cultivating Vocational and Independent Living Skills through Meaningful Occupations" (2020). OTD Capstone Projects. 34.