Activities of Daily Living
Teaching Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills to children with Mild Intellectual Disabilities (MID) and Moderate to Severe Intellectual Disabilities (MOID) is vital for their overall independence and quality of life. ADL skills include self-care, hygiene, nutrition, and basic household tasks, such as dressing, bathing, grooming, cooking, and cleaning. By teaching ADL skills to children with MID and MOID, we are helping them develop the practical life skills they need to live independently and confidently and enabling them to take control of their lives.
Here are some reasons why ADLs are important for children with MID and MOID: