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Life Skills Program 2018/19 Pictures!



SUMMER and GRADUATION OPTIONS

Please ask your Social Worker to help enroll:

1)Britania Community Centre-Saturday Unlimited/Summer Unlimited 
email at su@vancouver.ca  604-718-5873​

2)KitsilanioCommunityCentre-TLCProgram-604-257-6976-Shawna.balshin@vancouver.ca

3)Trout Lake Community Centre - Youth In Action -   604.257.6970 or amanda.cremona@vancouver. ca bernie.dionne@vancouver.ca​​


Templeton Program Description - Partners in Collaboration.pptxPartners in Collaboration.pptx
 
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 ate District Learning Services - Garibaldi Annex - sburke@vsb.bc.ca
                 
                                  
Shape of the Day
 
9:00 Toileting and Hygiene routines
9:30 Morning Meeting with music and exercise
10:00 Snack Time
10:30 Community -   Walk / Newspaper Pick up & Delivery / Transit / Street Safety
11:30 Lunch Break
12:00 Choice Time
12:30 Social integrated activity : Join PE/ Art/ Drama class
1:00 Community Walk / Street Safety /Swimming Pool / Community Centres / Grociery Shopping​
1:30 Work Experience type Activity
2:00 Washroom,  
2:10 Chores, Clean up
2:30 Bus Pick up
 
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2019/20 Pro D Days
 
 
 
 2019/20 Holidays
 
 






School Fees
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Useful Links​
 
 
 
 
Sept  23                       Jan   20
 Oct  25                        Feb     14
 Nov   8                        May     15
              
Sept 4 School Starts 
Oct 14 Thanksgiving
Nov 11 Remembance Day
Dec 23 - Jan 3 Winter Break
Feb 17 Family Day
March 16 - 27 Spring Break
April 10-13 Easter Break
May 18 Victoria Day
          
 
$30 Student Fee- Pay online school website(contact Principal for subsidies -bschieman@vsb.bc.ca)
 
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


0657_001.pdfVisual Guide to Transition
 
Transition Planning

VSB Transition
 
STADD Transition

DeafBlind Transition

CLBC Transition
 
 
 
 
 







Extra Year Info

  Link:  Helping Families​  
 


Wait times for CLBC funding and program
placement can take 3 to 12 months after graduation.  

VSB Psych Ed. reports are completed by grade 12 
in order to assist the CLBC application process.



 
Students who are born before June 30th 2002 are eligible for an additional year.    
 
 
Transportation
 
 
 Student First Bus Company – 604-418-0405
 VSB Bus Coordinator –  Nadia - 604-713-4456
 Handy Dart Application Form - Teachers can Sign off now!
Translink - Compass cards for Spec. Ed. Programs - 6045-453-4490
 
 
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 Documents

 
  
  
  
  
2018-19 Life Skills Pictures.docx
  
6/18/2019 10:26 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
CLBC - GSA - Profile 2.0.docx
  
6/10/2019 12:53 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Deafblind 2019-04-26 Transition.pdf
  
6/27/2019 10:32 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Fact Sheet PWD bus pass.pdf
  
6/10/2019 1:43 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
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6/5/2019 12:31 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
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6/13/2019 1:54 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
October 2019 CLBC Welcome Workshop invitation.pdf
  
6/10/2019 12:49 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Partners in Collaboration.pptx
  
6/27/2019 10:35 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Special Needs and Pediatric Clinic Midmain Dental.pdf
  
6/10/2019 1:40 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Student Support Inventory.docx
  
1/12/2018 9:57 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Summer School Parent Info 2018.doc
  
6/27/2019 10:51 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Transition Planning Guide - New.pdf
  
6/10/2019 1:49 PMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Transition Planning Guide - november 2015.pdf
  
7/1/2016 6:59 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge
Visual Guide for Transition.pdf
  
6/27/2019 11:18 AMNo presence informationAaron Rutledge