ACE Objectives

The ACE/ACT program provides students the opportunity to acquire appropriate Daily Living and Independent Living skills in a community-based setting.  The expectation is that students will live, work, shop, and play in integrated environments in the community.  Students learn to make good purchases, cook, clean and do other daily living tasks and skills.  Students participate, independently or with accommodations and supports, in typical activities across a variety of settings.


 1.  Communicating needs and wants         


 2.  Communicating accurately        


 3.  Communicating w/ others         


 4.  Demonstrating reciprocal conversation           


 5.  Sharing information       


 6.  Making a request


 7.  Advocating for self          


 8.  Being prepared   


 9.  Having needed items      


10.  Developing a plan          


11.  Following a plan 


12.  Solving a problem          


13.  Being aware of the passage of time     


14.  Anticipating schedule changes 


15.  Banking   


16.  Reading for information


17.  Budgeting


18.  Using technology


19.  Demonstrating professional dress


20.  Participating in Rec/Leisure activity    


21.  Traveling in the community      


22.  Conducting community-based transaction     


23.  Functional Reading        


24.  Functional Writing  


25.  Functional Math