The Palm Beach School for Autism (PBSFA) in Florida has opened a new middle school for students on the autism spectrum in grades 6 through 8. The primary focus of the new middle school is to teach students life skills so that they can become independent adults. The program’s emphasis on pre-vocational skills and community involvement will help this middle schoolers prepare for their future.
A few of the skills that will be taught at the Palm Beach School for Autism Middle School include:
- Writing grocery and shopping lists
- Using a calendar
- Paying bills
- Writing checks
- Social skills including playing games
- Using e-mail to communicate with friends and family
- Riding bikes
- Office skills
- Data entry
- Self-help skills
- Meal planning
- and much more
For more information, contact the school directly at (561) 533-9917.