Lesson 25: Living on your Own

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Lesson Objectives
Students will:
  • - Prepare for post-secondary independent living by explaining what it means to live on your own.
  • - Demonstrate an understanding of basic living expenses and the importance of budgeting expenses when living independently. 
  • - Understand the concepts and legalities involved in a rental agreement. 
  • - Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of choosing a healthy diet containing essential nutrients. 

Core Areas of Transition
  • - Self-Advocacy
  • - Workplace Readiness Training

NextUp Essential Skill(s) 
  • - Essential Skill #4: Students will exhibit appropriate self-advocacy and independent living skills by demonstrating knowledge of oneself, one’s needs, and how to obtain personal needs.