Help L.I.F.E. Adult Day Academy Celebrate #GivingTuesday. Our challenge is this – new donor gifts and increased gifts will be matched $1 for $1 by AWS up to $10,000! Gifts must be made online to verify it was given on November 27, 2018.
L.I.F.E. Adult Day Academy’s Mission is to impact the community by helping our disabled adult students gain continued knowledge, skills, and confidence by participating in an environment that appreciates them for their unique abilities, gifts, obstacles, and personalities. It is our mission to empower our students to achieve their personal goals and overcome obstacles that prevent them from making positive connections and impacts on the community around them\
L.I.F.E. Adult Day Academy is a day program that offers a unique learning experience in a school type setting. Our students are provided with individualized support and learning opportunities that contribute to success in overcoming barriers and developing new skills. Our courses challenge students both academically and socially to express their unique abilities, gifts and personalities. The program operates with a student to staff ratio of 4:1. This provides a more individualized service for our students.
· Creative Arts
· 4:1 Student/Staff Ratio, 1:1 in some cases
· Friendly and Welcoming Staff
· Full-time, Part Time and Flexible Scheduling
Those who are interested in joining L.I.F.E Adult Day Academy’s #GivingTuesday initiative can visit ladafw.com For more details about the #GivingTuesday movement. Visit our Facebook page at (https://www.facebook.com/LIFE-Adult-Day-Academy-146124938805669/) to learn more about what goes on in our amazing program.
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Offering basic academic instruction which including math, reading, writing, and grammar skills matched to the abilities of each individual.
Arts & Projects:
Offering instruction in drawing, painting, sculpture, object construction, and collage. This class explores sewing, crocheting, knitting, object construction, jewelry making, etc. Projects are hands on and very productive.
Offering basic cooking skills. This class explores following a recipe, measuring ingredients, preparing nutritious meals with dietary considerations and proper nutrition.
Offering the basics in gardening. This class explores learning how to grow and cultivate fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Students will explore different types of soils, plants, flowers, trees, etc.
Health & Safety:
Offering the basics in personal safety. This class explores anatomy, first aid, cleanliness, the natural environment, and basic etiquette and communication skills. This class also explores fire and tornado safety, personal safety, home safety, survival techniques, public safety, etc.
Offering the basics in everyday living skills. This class explores personal safety, community safety, as well as the importance of teamwork, the dynamics of healthy relationships and communications, and etiquette.
Geography (Social Studies):
Within the school program, social studies explores the world drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, and sociology, as well as appropriate content from the humanities, mathematics, and natural sciences. The primary purpose of social studies is to help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world
Offering basics in physical activities. This class explores sportsmanship, game-playing, hobby development, and stresses the importance of participation and good physical health. This class also stimulates the 5 senses of sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. It also involves students in game playing, story telling, and book reading.
This class explores simple mobile phone skills, computer skills, keyboarding skills, and safe internet use. This class will also work on our bi-weekly newsletter and our student yearbook planning.