825 E. Rundberg Lane, Suite E6
Austin, Texas 78753
Independent Living Class Schedule
April 02, 2013 - May 10, 2013
Closed for Holiday: April 1, 2013
*New IL Classes
||George Trail / John Meinkowsky
|10:00-11:00||Keeping Your Body Fit
|11:00-12:00||Safe & Healthy Relationships & Sexuality
|10:00-11:00||*Peer Counseling Instruction||John Meinkowsky|
|10:00-11:00||Beginning Computers||Taylor Stawicki
|11:00-12:00||Advanced Computers||Taylor Stawicki|
|WEDNESDAY||NO CLASSES ON WEDNESDAYS|
|11:00-12:00|| *Photography II
Please call Jakki Chambliss at 512-832-6349 X109 with questions*These classes have limited enrollment. Please register in advance.
Advanced Computers: This class requires that you have some experience with computers. It will focus on word processing, using removable storage, email basics, and the use of common internet sites. You will also learn how to use the Apple Mac computer in this class. (SPACE LIMITED)
Beginning Computers: This class is designed for individual with very little or no experience with computers. You will learn, the basics of a computer. The class will focus on the hardware components of a computer system and provide opportunities to learn about commonly used software. (SPACE LIMITED)
*Cooking: Learn to cook healthy foods. Learn basic kitchen safety and meal preparation. (SPACE LIMITED).
Keeping Your Body Fit: Practice some new exercises to keep your body fit and healthy. The class will incorporate ideas from low impact movement processes that are easy to make use of in your daily life.
Peer Counseling Instruction: If you have a disability, you may be the best counselor for someone else with a disability. Learn how to support your peers through listening and sharing experiences. Learn how to face the challenges of relationships and how to advocate for yourself and others.
*Photography: You will learn video recording using digital camera and equipment. Basix computer skills are needed to use the software that will let you make basic editing adjustments to exposure and composition.
Safe & Healthy Relationships & Sexuality: Learn to be safe as you go about your life in the workplace, at school, at home and in the community. Learn assertiveness skills, avoiding danger, recognizing abuse and practicing safety strategies. Learn more about healthy adult sexuality and how to avoid unsafe behaviors as you interact with the people in your life.
Social Recreation: Develop skills for accessing and evaluating recreational opportunities. Grow socially as you develop skills to advocate for people with disabilities in the area of recreation and leisure.
*Transportation Training: You will experience using different transportation services within the Austin & surrounding areas. Will ride on the light rail, bus rapid transit and more. Be prepared to go on (3) to (4) hour trips. (SPACE LIMITED)
For further questions on IL classes and enrollment please contact Jakki Chambliss at ARCIL 512-832-6349.