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I Work In Lifeskills

This group is for those who work in special education Lifeskills classes 13 People

    It Takes a Special Person to Work With Special Students! Working With Autistic Children Is Rewarding!

    I am an Intervention Specialist today.  In the past years I have also had the labels of LD Teacher, MH teacher, and oh so many more titles.  It all boils down to the same job. I work with SPECIAL students. These students are God's children.  He placed them in this...
    dlf63 dlf63 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Course Titles - Help!

    Hi All I coordinate a Life Skills Programme for a group of homeless men and women in East London. I also teach part of the programme. The Programme is made up of 5 modules as follows: Basic Skills Independent Living Health & Hygiene Therapeutic...
    northendchamps northendchamps 56-60 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

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    Can Anyone Help?

    Skyler is also known as my sunshine. Skyler is 9 1/2 yrs old and has Asperger Syndrome which is on the lower end of the Autism spectrum. Along with Asperger's Skyler also has PDD, ADD, ADHD,OCD, and a few other learning disorders. All this being said he can be a challenge at...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    My Life Is A Work In Life Skills

    I am a life skills tutor who work with teenagers teaching adaptive skills for independant living. My daughter almost 20yrs old has intellectual disability (cognitive challenges), my ex-husbands had some form of mental disability and I thought them as well. I love it. Its very...
    scarstostars scarstostars 36-40 Jul 7, 2011

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    Fun Times

    I worked as a substitute teacher in public schools for two years and it was quite frustrating at times.  I came to find that I enjoyed my days more when I subbed in special ed classes.  The general ed classes had lots of kids who were ready to take advantage of a...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 24 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    Special Ed-it Chooses You, You Don't Choose It

    I teach 3,4, and 5 year old children with very high needs.  I always say that this is exactly where I am supposed to be.  I was 40 when, after a divorce I went back to school and started teaching.  After 14 years, I still enjoy what I do, although the paperwork...
    ilovehorses ilovehorses 51-55 3 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    i like being the working class hero though. it felt romantic slaving away at my burger job, going home late nights, catering to people with more money than i'd make in ten years...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Dr. Donald Sonn says that you always get out in equal proportion what you put in, which is not just a saying, but a scientific fact in the field of Physics. Donald says that...
    williams298 williams298 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I never worked in a fast food and I hope I would never work their... I know how people are rude about those they consider below them. Like you deserve to work in such a place. When...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Which one am I? When I'm at home I'm lazy as hell and I mean lazy.. I'm basically a hermit, I never go out with friends or do anything. I just sit and watch tv or play games...
    crocsarelife crocsarelife 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Dressing for a work meeting when pretty skinny is a lot easier than dressing for a Work meeting when pretty preggo. It's now a 24 hour military operation involving nerves of steel...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey readers! I'm just about to turn 17 and I had my first day working in retail. I love the clothes the store sells and the concept of the "relaxed" and "chill" environment it is...
    hayleysf98 hayleysf98 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am a Social Worker who currently is working with individuals with developmental disorders and have state waivers for services. I have been doing this for two years after working...
    CarpeDiemBrady CarpeDiemBrady 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    So I'm in this long distance relationship and it sucks. I've been with this beautiful women of mine for eight months now and she had to move on the other side of the US to further...
    Sean49 Sean49 22-25, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since I have felt myself drifting into a pit of self pity, I began working out. I started at 210 pounds, a beer but and spare tire. A few months later I am now 195 pounds and spare...
    Neoebonite Neoebonite 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Working overtime has become routine for white-collar workers, with more than 60 percent of employees in a recent survey saying they have to work extra time on weekdays and 40...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F a week ago

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    Ive had several drugs tests for various jobs in the past. I don't know why companies/agencies drug test. Either you do a good job at work or not. If you're not doing a good job you...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M a week ago

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    So it's been a while since I've been on EP. I decided to come back because I needed an outlet away from Facebook and Twitter. Somewhere I won't feel so smothered by the outside...
    SociallyAwkward1982 SociallyAwkward1982 31-35, M a week ago

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    Killed back tonight!! ?? I REALLY was in the zone! Listening to motivational speeches does that to you haha. If you guys are struggling to find that motivation I highly recommend...
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M Aug 26

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    I work part time at a italian resturaunt as a waitress and I've been working there for a couple of months. they have a pretty strict dress code and they say all skirts have to be...
    embarrassedgirls embarrassedgirls 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    Another step forward today! I spoke to my boss, my immediate line manager, told him I want to come to work in a skirt, this is the bit I was dreading. His reply: "That is...
    jeffreyrichards2015 jeffreyrichards2015 56-60, T 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm starting to grow tired of his mistress known as Work. Work always comes before anything else. Weekends are the worst; the kids and I miss him but "there is so much to get done...
    Kettei Kettei 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    He's being called a "Jewish Schindler" -- a modern day rescuer of young women and girls in Iraq who've been taken by force by ISIS. Steve Maman is the Montreal businessman behind...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Aug 23

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    Worked 12 hours, then went on vacation, which is relaxing,but I am back at work without a day off. Get on the plane, go to work. Man.
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My dreams, I’m working to get closer to you ……it’s been long since the last time I typed in my feelings, I am getting older and I feel that my dreams and goals should grow...
    saudifemale saudifemale 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Going in to work this morning and plan on working most of the day naked. Hopefully no one comes in for a visit!
    sccerguy161 sccerguy161 18-21, M Aug 21

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    Big step forward!! I got this message from the HR department at work after telling them that I want to come to work wearing skirts and dresses. "You are fully protected by the...
    jeffreyrichards2015 jeffreyrichards2015 56-60, T 3 Responses Aug 21

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    So I'm a bit late to the IM party but a few of my friends have been doing it for years now. I've sadly been a victim of quite a few scams and have recently found something that...
    Mommiebear012 Mommiebear012 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I started working out about one month ago. I don't push myself terribly hard, but my focus has been on toning my body and getting that lean look (vs. the office-dwelling, beer...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I was on a date yesterday, and I tried rock climbing at a gym. I am so hooked! The time (3+ hours) seemed to pass by so quickly. I can't wait to get more practice and develop the...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Suzi works the front desk from 2-3pm I run during the day, taking a shower at the office I intentionally ran today when she works the front desk (I give her my ID badge so I can...
    Anonwrote Anonwrote 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    K that's the goal 😉 fortunately wife thinks I'm hot but she could be biased. Seriously - working out several times a week, hired a personal trainer for strength training, and...
    MarriedGuy244 MarriedGuy244 51-55, M Aug 18

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    not that I dislike working, I find it quite fun at times and my job is good but the problem I have is that I have to lead a double life. my work life and my social life. obviously...
    sonicblaha sonicblaha 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm 23. I just moved 7months ago to LA from a country 8,000miles away from here. 3months ago I met this guy who is 20 and still goes to college in Wisconsin. His cousin is the...
    JUSTME1217 JUSTME1217 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I am a social worker and I really love my work. I think that everybody should like the work what he is doing because this is the best way to be really, really good in the job. If...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Aug 17

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    I told one of people on the Equality and Diversity committee at work that I wanted to come in wearing dresses and skirts. This was part of the reply. "I fully support your decision...
    jeffreyrichards2015 jeffreyrichards2015 56-60, T 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Feeling like I'm wasting my life working nights and days. All I do is work, I can't connect with people, don't care about being used
    SpankPrincess SpankPrincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    But my god do they require work. Lots of work. Lots of communication, and just as much emotional processing. I shed so many tears because of my LD relationship - and my partner...
    Radomguy1000 Radomguy1000 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    My wife and I are nudists and have recently gotten onto the Insanity workout disc set. At the time we had an apartment and were sharing it with a friends so no nude time, but as...
    ranger789 ranger789 26-30, M Aug 16

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    "Nearly 5 years. I want you to think about that. That's how long this has gone on for. These freaks have obsessively stalked me for nearly 5 years." Is that the behaviour of...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F Aug 15

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    I have seen the people who work as a cashier at Wal Mart or take your money in the drive thru at McDonald's and I look at them and realize that they are a person just like me and...
    girlfullofenergy girlfullofenergy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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