Joliet Public Schools | District 86


L.I.F.E. Skills Program

The Living in a Functional Environment (LIFE) Skills Program is a self-contained program designed to meet the individual needs of students while emphasizing the role that the students play in the school, classroom and community.  This program provides academic, functional, social/emotional, self-care and pre-vocational skill.  Students in this program display a marked delay in academic achievement and adaptive behaviors.  Students benefit from functional, hands-on instruction and meaningful life skills in a natural setting.  This is done through Community Based Instruction and hands-on life center activities.  In addition students in this program, based on individual needs, may be provided with related services such as: speech, occupational therapy, and physical therapy, vision itinerant, hearing itinerant, social work, nursing and autism support.

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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