Skills for Life

Ivy Street School Skills for Life, Learn what matters, where it matters

What is Skills for Life?

  • Skills for Life is an individualized home and community-based life skill development service for young adults ages 16-26
  • Programming is directed and designed by licensed Occupational Therapists
  • Transition needs are identified and prioritized through use of evidence-based tools
  • Skills are developed in the client’s natural setting including at home and in the community
  • Services complement and work in collaboration with any existing services

What areas does Skills for Life address?

  • Social participation
  • Self-advocacy
  • Employment
  • Budgeting and money management
  • Continuing education
  • Personal hygiene
  • Community participation and mobility
  • Grocery shopping and cooking
  • Household management
  • Medication management
  • Executive functioning

How do I learn more?

For more information, please call 617-879-0305 for a free 30 minute consultation.

Program Director: Jane Hannafin, MS, OTR/L, RYT
Clinical Director: Brooke Howard, MS, OTR/L

Want to learn more?

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Contact Us

Ivy Street School
200 Ivy Street
Brookline, MA 02446
  • For admissions inquiries and to schedule a tour,
    call Tunzel Hayes at 617-620-7779
  • To reach our front desk, call 617-738-5110
  • Fax 617-738-1247

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