Training services are activities intended to assist a recipient in acquiring, maintaining, or improving skills and/or knowledge. This training is intended to assist a recipient to achieve or maintain independence in the performance of routine, daily tasks. It is also intended to assist a recipient in accessing and utilizing community resources. Qualifying services include:
- Training in self-care activities such as grooming, bathing, toileting, shaving, dressing, and feeding.
- Training in nutrition, diet, and food purchase and preparation.
- Training in community living skills such as money management, home care maintenance, using the telephone, telling time, solving problems, and handing emergencies.
- Training in leisure/recreation activities and using recreational opportunities.
- Training in family and life activities.
- Training in travel activities, such as utilizing public transportation, utilizing specialized services, achieving mobility within the neighborhood, and employing reasonable safety precautions.
- Training in decision-making, assertiveness and self-advocacy in dealing with citizenship, legal, family, and/or social needs.
- Developing or remediating communication skills.
- Training in medication management and self-administration.
- Training in mobility, including the use of adaptive devices.
- Training in communication including receptive language, expressive language, vocabulary development, sign language, conversation, expressing feelings and using communication devices.