- Personal information including name, address, telephone numbers, age, parents.
- Community signs like, no bikes, out of order, ladies, men, and the symbols often used in public places.
- Key words on items - danger, warning, poison etc.
- Key signs, stop, pedestrians only, exit etc.
- Some abbreviations like Dr., Mr and Mrs.
- Filling in forms with the individuals' key information.
- Looking up information like phone numbers and addresses.
- Directionality meanings, up, down, right, left.
- Prescription labels.
- Basic maps, calendars and directories.
- Common signs in grocery stores.
- Basic laws.
- Basic banking information, how to deposit and withdraw funds and how to write cheques.
- Time - both digital and analogue.
1. Model the specific concept, what it is and how it's done.
2. Provide an opportunity for the student to try.
3. If the student struggles, provide assistance and reinforce.
4. Provide cues for the student to do the task and continue to reinforce.
5. Repeat the tasks daily until the student is successful, providing cues until the student can do it independently.