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Crystal S. Williams; Grace E. Sawyer – Young Exceptional Children, 2024
Caregiver coaching is a mutually beneficial practice used by early interventionists (EIs) to build caregivers' confidence and capacities to support their children, which, in turn, leads to EIs gaining knowledge from families and developing new skills (e.g., Douglas et al., 2020; Meadan et al., 2020). Coaches (i.e., EIs) help others (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Coaching (Performance), Daily Living Skills, Intervention
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Michael Henson; Lisa Schelbe; Hyunji Lee – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2024
Life skills development among youth in foster care is critical in helping them overcome the barriers they face when leaving care. While foster care agencies, child welfare professionals, and caregivers play important roles in life skills development, little research has examined the topic from their perspectives. This study examined the barriers…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Daily Living Skills, Barriers, Affordances
Brittany N. Beaver – ProQuest LLC, 2023
For individuals with disabilities, learning functional living skills, such as meal preparation, laundry, and cleaning tasks, can greatly increase their level of happiness and decrease their need to rely on others (Storey & Miner, 2017). The purpose of this study was to evaluate a pyramidal BST package to teach staff to implement a training…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Daily Living Skills, Independent Living, Group Homes
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Heydon, Rachel; Stooke, Roz – Literacy, 2023
Much is known about the literacies of early life, adolescence and some aspects of adulthood such as workplace literacies, but there has been a dearth of attention to the literacies of late life. The invisibility of these literacies has the potential to skew how curricula, pedagogy and policy developers understand and plan for literacies that can…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Older Adults, Memory, Art
Clark, W. Allen – ProQuest LLC, 2023
People with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities require extra supports to have fulfilling life experiences. The problem in practice experienced by the postsecondary school was the nature and extent of supports required for individuals with intellectual disabilities to fully participate in daily life activities. The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Evaluation
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Sreehari Ravindranath; Annie Jacob; Vishal Talreja; Suchetha Bhat – Journal of Education, 2024
The present study examines the effectiveness of an After-School Life Skills (ASLS) intervention to improve the life skills of 110 students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds at public schools of urban Bangalore in south India. These students completed ASLS intervention from 2014 to 2018 during which the life skills were assessed on a yearly…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Disadvantaged Youth, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
P. P. Shajimon; Pratheesh Abraham – Online Submission, 2024
The present study aims to study the Life Skills among Secondary School Students using the Descriptive Survey Method. The sample consists of 405 Secondary Students selected from six Secondary Schools in Idukki District. The technique used for selecting the sample is Stratified Random Sampling giving due representation to Gender and Locale. The…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Geographic Location, Daily Living Skills, Secondary School Students
Christopher, Kathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Over 7 million students in the United States of America meet special education eligibilities and are serviced in public schools. Life skills teachers teach a specialized group of students with intellectual disabilities. Each of these students has their own Individual Education Plan (IEP). It is a legal requirement for each IEP to be implemented…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Special Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Access to Education
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Schena, David; Rosales, Rocío; Rowe, Emily – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2023
Self-advocacy is an effective means of attaining required accommodations and services for adults with developmental disabilities. Previous reviews exist on related topics but have not been comprehensive or specific to the act of teaching self-advocacy skills. The purpose of this review is to begin to fill this gap by identifying studies that have…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Skill Development, Literature Reviews, Daily Living Skills
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Chelsea Zawadzki; Katherine Wheeler; Jennifer Hamrick; Alexis Favela; Katrina Heichel – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2024
Daily living skills are imperative for independent adult living, which is why these skills are often prioritized by parents of autistic individuals. Video-based interventions (VBIs) are when someone creates video models of a specific skill to teach another individual that skill. VBIs are becoming more prominent to teach individuals daily living…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Daily Living Skills, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Language Usage
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Joshua D. Bishop; Karen M. VanDeusen; Dee A. Sherwood; Cheryl Williams-Hecksel – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2024
Among graduate social work students, experiences of childhood adversity and trauma, along with secondary exposure to others' trauma, can result in negative effects. Unaddressed, this may lead to secondary traumatic stress, burnout, or difficulty sustaining effective practice. Self-care strategies that adequately promote well-being and resilience…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Trauma, Stress Variables, Graduate Students
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Sara Werner Juárez; Alicia Brown Becton – Action in Teacher Education, 2024
As a result of stress, burnout, and attrition, the U.S. has perpetual teacher shortages. While systemic changes are necessary to improve the field of education, teaching as a helping profession is stressful, with multiple job responsibilities and roles. In addition to work-related stress and burnout, teachers are also affected by compassion…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Teacher Burnout, Altruism, Fatigue (Biology)
Curtis D. Bell – ProQuest LLC, 2023
In the United States' technologically advanced society, high school students should be educated in life skills to help them understand the context and impacts of decision-making that will assist and develop a more effective transition to young adulthood. Life skills have been largely defined as skills and abilities that improve behavior, critical…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, Daily Living Skills, Public Schools
Kelly A. Kaczmarczyk – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Elementary school counselors (ESCs) experience larger caseloads, increased isolation, little clinical supervision, and non-counseling-related duties compared to other counselors, increasing their risk for burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious traumatization. Research indicates that these factors inflate the potential for the provision of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Elementary Schools, Wellness, Daily Living Skills
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Laghi, Fiorenzo; Ferri, Rosa; Caramuscio, Elvira; Lonigro, Antonia; Rea, Monica; Pezzuti, Lina – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
The present study aimed at enhancing the assessment of adaptive behavior in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder through the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-Second Edition. To overcome the limits underpinning floor effect, which are commonly observed with the traditional methods, the statistical Hessl method and its revision by Orsini,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Behavior, Daily Living Skills
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