Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), many doors are opening for persons with disabilities to live independently, with full community access. Independent Living is based on the philosophy that a person with a disability should be in control of the services that allow him/her to live independently.
Sometimes consumers need assistance to learn and/or improve Independent Living Skills to achieve greater independence.
Three major life skill areas are:
Life Skills classes are free. SOCIL staff present classes for small groups, and schools. If you are interested in acquiring independent living skills contact us at (740) 689-1494 in Fairfield County and (740) 380-1475 in Hocking County. To find additional resources that might be of assistance in becoming more independent click here.