Wheel Of Independence Resource Books
These books are intended to help non-specialist learning, support and teaching staff to develop life skills in children and young people with special educational needs. Each book is focused on one of the eight life skills areas included in the WHEEL OF INDEPENDENCETM Framework, however it is not compulsory to use the online tool to benefit from the information in the books.
The books assume no prior knowledge of developing life skills and they are designed to offer the reader information and advice on how to improve independence in a logical and step-by-step way. The books break down each skill area into possible motor and cognitive difficulties and suggest strategies that can be trialled with the young person in the following:
- Environmental adaptation/set up
- Adapting the method