Improving a child’s ability to meaningfully engage in daily occupations including: social participation, play, education, activities of daily living and addressing sensory processing issues.
Systematic application of interventions to increase socially significant behaviors and reduce barrier behaviors that impede individuals’ ability to learn.
Improving functional communication to actively participate in interactions with parents and caregivers. Speech therapy helps clients to express needs, wants, feelings and emotions as well as understanding and processing language.
All accomplished with verbal or assistive technology.
Functional academics is merely academics made functional designed to teach skills which allow each student to succeed in real-life situations at home, school, work and in the community.
Functional skills are defined as skills that can be used every day, in different environments. ... All students with disabilities will benefit from functional skill training, to help them in their adult life.