Staying Healthy is part of Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering life skills and transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. These workbooks serve as both a traditional print version and an interactive version - using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Written on a high third/low fourth-grade level with airy pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition skills and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence.
Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-three-page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real-world activities are provided whenever possible.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills--Staying Healthy include:
- What is "Healthy"?
- The Cost of Bad Habits
- Checking Up on Me
- A Word on Vaccinations
- Home Medicine
- Using a Website
- The Medicine Cabinet
- Home Health First Aid
- Special Diets
- Health Insurance
- My Medical Team
- When is it Serious
- All in my Head
- Resources for Mental Health
- Safe Sex
Also included are Parent Verification Letters, answer key and grading sheet.
A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.
Other titles in the Daily Living Skills transition series include: Nutrition, Hygiene for Girls, Hygiene for Guys, Safe Dating, and Managing Stress.
A Teacher's Manual (sold separately) provides tips on organizing and setting-up a transition program, pre-and post-test assessments, class grading sheets, written ITP goals for each workbook to plug into annual IEPs, and code numbers and definitions for federal transition standards for each book.
A Powerpoint presentation is available free on this site to introduce your class/parents/administrators to the program.
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