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Life Skills Program

The Secondary Life Skills Programs are small supportive classes for students with Moderate to Severe Intellectual Disabilities and/or Autism. Many of the students in these programs display challenging behaviors and unique learning needs. Upon graduation, students are awarded a school leaving certificate.
Curriculum emphasis:
  • improving communication skills
  • improving functional academic skills
  • teaching appropriate behavioural and social skills
  • teaching life skills and basic family life education
  • utilizing community recreation facilities to promote physical fitness
  • providing work experience (15 yrs.) where appropriate
  • providing transition to post secondary options

Student Profile

Students are provided referrals to the program when they:
  • meet the Ministry criteria for Moderate to Severe Intellectual Disabilities (C) or Autism (G) and/or Chronic Health Impairment (D)
  • have behavior problems and/or special learning needs that cannot be met in the regular classroom

Selection/Screening

All referrals to VSB Life Skills Programs are submitted to the Screening Committee.  
Please contact Shannon Burke - sburke@vsb.bc.ca - District Learning Services - Garibaldi Annex ​


 
Hot-Lunch Program 
 (contact Principal for subsidies -subsidies -bschieman@vsb.bc.ca
 
* If your child enjoys treats while on community outings - chips, fries, hot chocolate etc. please provide some petty cash to Teacher/SSW

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2018-19 Life Skills Pictures.docx
  
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CLBC - GSA - Profile 2.0.docx
  
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Deafblind 2019-04-26 Transition.pdf
  
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Fact Sheet PWD bus pass.pdf
  
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October 2019 CLBC Welcome Workshop invitation.pdf
  
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