Preparing for adulthood: a systematic review of life skill programs for youth with physical disabilities.

@article{Kingsnorth2007PreparingFA,
  title={Preparing for adulthood: a systematic review of life skill programs for youth with physical disabilities.},
  author={Shauna Kingsnorth and Helen Healy and Colin Macarthur},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={323-32}
}
PURPOSE With advances in health care, an increasing number of youth with physical disabilities are surviving into adulthood. For youth to reach their full potential, a number of critical life skills must be learned. Specific learning opportunities are important as youth with physical disabilities may be limited in the life experiences necessary to acquire these skills. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of life skill programs emphasizing independent functioning in… CONTINUE READING