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Transitional Courses for Adults with Learning Differences
CCBC Special Populations, The Center for Jewish Education, Jewish Community Services, Menucha Inc. and Shemesh have partnered to offer classes in life skills and how to live independently designed specifically for individuals with disabilities.
Please contact Rachel Delman Turniansky for more information or to register
COURSE SELECTION 2012-13
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills in the Adult World of Independent Living | Tuition $275
Mondays and Wednesdays 7-9pm
Topics include workplace communication, verbal and nonverbal language cues, appropriate workplace appearance and problem solving.
- Skills & Concepts for Independent Living in the Adult World | Tuition $250
Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-9pm
Topics include calculation of sales/income tax, functional reading skills to help with form completion, household budgeting and consumer math using addition/subtraction/multiplication/division; computer and internet use for personal purchasing, housing search and other tasks associated with daily living.
- Personal Finance | Tuition $250
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm
Topics range from managing money to budgeting and banking.
- Everyday Technology | Tuition $250
Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30- 6:30pm
Gain an overall view of how to use email, word processing, text messaging, smart phones and social networking.
- Language Arts (reading & writing comprehension)TBA Tuition: $500
Learn more about reading strategies in order to gain an understanding of written material. Topics cover comprehension of diverse forms of print material, identification of character, setting, and plot in literature and of main idea and supporting details
- Language Arts II (writing)TBA Tuition: $500
Topics cover compound and complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, fragmented sentences, punctuation, identification of topic sentences and comprehension of material read.
Classes will be held at The Park Heights Jewish Community Center.
Please begin registration here