Learning Pathways to Independence – A Life Skills Rehabilitation Service Program
Learning Pathways to Independence (LPI) is a life skills rehabilitation service branch of Burke Therapy dedicated to working with adolescent and young adults with developmental disabilities and their family members experiencing social, behavioral, emotional, vocational and/or academic challenges. Individual and small group treatments are designed to enhance independent living and social skills, assist with career choice, job training and coaching, as well as develop employment accommodations. The goal of the Learning Pathways to Independence program is to expand the vocational and independent living skills of each participant for the achievement of personal and family life independence.
Day/Evening and Weekend Programs
Monthly Workshop Topics
INDEPENDENT LIFE SKILLS
Meal Planning & Preparation, Home Maintenance, Personal Hygiene, Health & Safety
RECREATION & LEISURE
Social Skills, Planning a Social Activity, Understanding Social Relationships, Internet Safety (*parent participation)
Fostering Resilience (Anxiety & Depression), Coping Skills, Conflict Resolution, Self Discovery, Learning to Build Personal Relationships, Empathy, Promoting Pro-Social Behaviors
Self-Advocacy, Team Building Exercises to Increase Confidence, Public Speaking
Dressing for an Interview, Interview skills, Financial Literacy, Shopping on a Budget, Interest Inventory/Occupational Planning & Skill Development
~ Current evaluation reports and/or IEP are required for participation ~
Assessments considered but not limited to: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, or Social Ratings Scales ~
On site Psycho-Educational Assessments are available and can include:
Assessments of Memory and Learning
Executive Functioning Assessment
Assessment of Processing Difficulties
Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Groups are capped at 5.
For more information or questions, contact Julie Burke at 203.414.3768 or, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.