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Is Your Child Ready for Independence?

For many teens and young adults, life after high school feels uncertain. The structured setup of classes, homework, and after-school activities suddenly changes into the dynamic and persistent demands of adulthood.

With more responsibility, more freedom, and more choices – successful young adults must navigate a whole new world all while learning who they are as individuals, how to set their own goals, and determining what their future will look like.

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With these big changes, parents might notice that their teens and young adults are still requiring additional support and reminders to complete their day-to-day tasks. For young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, they may also need more time to learn and practice important life skills, as well as direct instruction designed to meet their learning needs for task such as:
  • Reading and understanding a bill
  • Managing money and paychecks
  • Navigating transportation
  • Time management
  • Building quality leisure skills with peers
  • Doing laundry
  • Preparing healthy meals
  • Shopping for household goods
  • Making their own appointments

Seattle Therapy’s Young Adult Transition Program builds skills to help individuals reach their highest level of independence while planning for their future. Our experienced therapists provide a comprehensive evaluation of daily living skills and develop customized treatment plans tailored to meet the needs of your family.

Seattle Therapy focuses on helping teens and young adults feel understood, instill a sense of self-determination to lead their own lives and develop the underlying skills necessary to be successful on their own.

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