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will demonstrate proficiency in accessing and using community services to a _________ level (independent, adult/peer assisted, etc.) as measured by ________ (observational data, checklist data, anecdotal records, etc.).

Determine location of library.
Prepare to go to library (library card, books to return).
Travel to and from library.
Request assistance from librarian, as needed.
Respect quiet library atmosphere.
Obtain and carry library card.
Use card catalog at library.
Locate library materials using computer.
Locate sections of the library.
Browse/select library materials.
Check out/return library materials by due date.
Renew library materials.
Operate library copy machine.
Locate the nearest post office.
Determine type of service needed (purchase stamps, money order, mail package, etc.).
Prepare to go to post office (take money. wrap and address packages/letters).
Travel to and from the post office.
Request assistance from postal employees, when needed.
Save receipts for certified/registered mail.
Demonstrate socially appropriate post office behavior.
Ask for services needed.
Pay for postal services.
Mail letter or package.
Access individual post office boxes.
Obtain undelivered mail from post office.
Locate designated bank.
Determine type of service needed (e.g. cash check, make deposit, etc.).
Identify location of bank.
Prepare lo go lo bank (e.g. checkbook, checks lo cash, deposits, identification).
Travel to and from the bank.
Request assistance from bank employees when needed.
Request services from a teller.
Save banking receipts.
Demonstrate socially appropriate banking behavior.
Make a deposit.
Make a bank/ATM withdrawal.
Use a name stamp for banking purposes.
Write and use signature when banking.
Open checking/savings account.
Record transaction in checkbook and compute balance.
Use automatic bank machine.
Reorder checks for banking.

will identify and access public health services utility companies, newspaper service, etc. with/without
assistance ______ out of ____ opportunities as measured by ______ (evaluation tool).

Determine type of service needed (dental, vision, MD. etc.).
Identify location of health facility.
Prepare to go to health facility (e.g., insurance card, money, identification).
Travel to and from health facility.
Demonstrate socially appropriate behavior while at health facility.
Prepare health-related questions to ask/information to give.
Make an appointment with health provider.
Arrive on time for medical appointments.
Fill out forms for health services.
Pay for health services.
Save receipts from health providers.
Have prescriptions filled at pharmacy.
Order/discontinue newspapers.
Determine utility services required.
Contact newspaper service.
Contact utility provider for service.
Prepare questions to ask/information to give when ordering/discontinuing.
Pay for services.
Save receipts from servers.

will access and use the dry cleaners/shoe repair shop for appropriate services with/without assistance
_______ out of ____ opportunities as measured by __________ (evaluation tool).
Determine when item needs to be cleaned or repaired.
Determine location of dry cleaning and shoe repair shops.
Prepare to go to dry cleaners/shoe repair shops.
Travel to and from dry cleaners/shoe repair shops.
Pay for dry cleaning and shoe repair services.
Demonstrate socially appropriate behavior in dry cleaners/shoe repair shops.
Pick up item when ready at dry cleaners and shoe repair shops.
Save receipts from dry cleaners/shoe repair shops.

will access and use the Laundromat appropriately with/without assistance ____ out of ____
opportunities as measured by ___________ (evaluation tool).

Determine location of Laundromat.
Prepare to go lo Laundromat (soap, laundry basket, money).
Travel to and from the Laundromat.
Request assistance from Laundromat employees, when needed.
Demonstrate socially appropriate public behavior at Laundromat.
Sort clothes (e.g., clean/dirty. white/colored, according to label).
Operate washing machines/dryers at Laundromat.
Operate vending machine at Laundromat (e.g.. soap/bleach dispenser, coin changer, snacks).
Remove clothes from dryer when dry.
Fold clean clothes.
Transport clothes to and from Laundromat.

will access and use the hair dresser/barber shop appropriately with/without assistance _____ out of
____ opportunities as measured by _______ (evaluation tool).
Determine type of service needed (perm, shampoo, cut, shave, etc.).
Determine location of beauty/barber shop.
Make appointment at beauty/barber shop.
Arrive on time for hair dresser/barber appointment.
Prepare to go to hair dresser/barber shop (e.g., money, checkbook, bus schedule).
Travel to and from beauty/barber shop.
Demonstrate socially appropriate public behavior while in beauty/barber shop.
Prepare questions to ask/information to give to barber/hairdresser.
Pay for hairdresser/barber services.

will access and use a pay phone appropriately with/without assistance ____ out of ___ opportunities as
measured by _______ (evaluation tool).

Locate a pay phone.
Locate phone numbers in a phone directory.
Follow directions for using a pay phone.
Request operator assistance, when needed.

will identify, access and use community services (fire, police, ambulance) and support services (vocational
rehab, welfare, SSI, MRDD) appropriately with/without assistance ___ out of ___ opportunities as measured by
________ (evaluation tool).

Determine type of service needed when accessing support services.
Locate support service center.
Make appointment with support service provider.
Prepare to go l o support service provider, e.g. appropriate identification, money, information.
Travel to and from support service provider.
Be on time for appointments with support service provider.
Fill out forms as needed at support service provider.
Ask for assistance. when needed, from personnel at support service provider.
Use socially appropriate public behavior a! support service center.
Follow
recommendations of support service provider and report back.
Determine community agency needed, e.g., police, fire department.
Express needs/information to police/fire department.
Contact police/fire department using 911.
Follow instructions given by police/fire department.