PENAWAR SPECIAL LEARNING CENTRE 2018

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ACTIVITY DAILY LIVING SKILL (ADLS)


Activity of daily living skill (ADLS). This may involve eating breakfast, showering, brushing our teeth, packing our lunch, and then heading out the door. Throughout our day we complete several tasks that foster our independence. However for individuals with autism, these daily tasks may be challenging.


In order to live independently in society, it is crucial that individuals learn how to perform daily living skills. Activities of daily living include dressing, feeding, toileting, etc. These activities promote independence but why do many individuals with autism have difficulty performing these tasks. A person with autism must learn ADLS differently, taking into account sensory, motor, and social issues