Program teaches students with disabilities independent living skills

12/12/2013 | Wicked Local

Students with disabilities, ages 18 to 22, at a high school in Massachusetts spend their last years in the school developing social and work skills needed for independent living. Students perform jobs in various settings -- such as restaurants, animal shelters and theaters -- to gain work experience. Students also participate in a mentoring program with peers to help improve their social skills by participating in activities, such as working out at a gym.

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