Skills for Life

Skills for Life programs are designed for people with disability of all ages, to support you to build foundational skills and independence.

Skills for Life

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Sunnyfield’s Skills for Life programs have been developed utilising Sunnyfield’s person-centred active support philosophy. These programs are designed for people with disability of all ages to support you to develop social skills, communication skills, strengthen problem-solving skills, increase self-awareness and build independence.

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Social skills
  • Knowing myself
  • Relationship circles
  • Conversations
  • Hellos and goodbyes
  • Friendships
  • Boundaries
  • More than friends-dating
Money skills

Budgeting is a major life skill. Understanding where money comes from and how best to spend it starts with a budget. You’ll learn how to put a budget together and save money to buy things.


This program is designed to support participants to recognise numbers from one to one hundred and complete basic sums including adding up numbers and subtracting numbers.

Money recognition

Money recognition is an important skill in life. In this program you’ll learn how to identify coins, notes and understand numbers.

Food Safety

This program focuses on food safety, vital for participants that would like to prepare meals safely and confidently for themselves and others. You’ll learn about foodborne illnesses, understand the idea of food safety and how to apply it practically.

Following a recipe

In this program you’ll learn how to follow a recipe from start to delicious finish. This is a valuable life skill for those who wish to do more things for themselves and live more independently. You’ll learn about what makes a good recipe, where to find recipes and how to follow directions.

Planning a menu

Get ready to plan a menu! This program will take you through everything you need to know including picking meals, writing a menu, writing a shopping list and getting ready to cook.

Out and about
  • Public transport
  • Travel training (practical)
  • Road safety
  • Being a vehicle passenger
  • Using an iPad®
Personal appearance
  • Dental hygiene
  • Handwashing
  • Identifying appropriate clothing
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