Ability360 offers Independent Living Classes

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Ability360 offers Independent Living Classes

ABILITY360 INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS CLASS

 

Ability360 offers monthly in person classes for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice independent living skills from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Tuesday of each month. The free classes are also available online via Zoom. The class schedule through June is available now. 

 

February 21st 

Transportation

Getting around our large city can be challenging! Do you know just how many accessible transportation options are available to you? Join us for a day of learning about transportation at Ability360 in the conference room. We will have a guest presenter from Valley Metro, Dolores Nolan. In person from 10 a.m. to noon and Zoom 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. 

 

March 21st 

Budgeting & Money Management

Living on a fixed income often means every penny counts. This month’s Independent Living Skills Class will be about budgeting and money management. Join us in the Ability360 conference room to learn skills and tips, review your spending habits, and discuss your money goals. In person from 10 a.m. to noon and Zoom TBD. 


April 18th 

Social Skills & Etiquette

In this modern age, socialization is expressed through multiple avenues from in-person conversations, social media, and other virtual means. This month’s class will take place in Classroom B at Ability360 and center on learning social cues, practicing effective social skills, and having discussions about challenges, questions, and advice to share with others. In person from 10 a.m. to noon and Zoom TBD.

 

May 16th 

Self-care & Mental Health

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, which raises awareness of people’s emotional, physical, and mental well-being. This month’s class will take place in Ability360’s Conference room and look into ways to practice self-care and be mindful of our mental health. Join us to learn more about mental health awareness. In person from 10 a.m. to noon and Zoom TBD.

 

June 20th 

Healthy Relationships & Boundaries

Relationships are all around us, from family, friends, partners, service providers, to coworkers. This month’s class will focus on identifying the importance in setting boundaries and discussion about what represents a healthy relationship. We welcome you to join us in Ability360’s conference room to learn more about ways to foster and maintain healthy relationships vs. unhealthy relationships. In person from 10 a.m. to noon and zoom TBD. 

 

For information and to sign up, visit https://ability360.org/ilclasses/. Guests need to register for in-person events in advance, no walk-ins will be accepted. The zoom times will be set out prior to the event with a link. For information about Ability360, go to www.ability360.org.

 

ABOUT ABILITY360

Ability360 continues a 40-plus-year tradition of empowering programs for people with all disabilities. Ability360 offers and promotes programs to empower people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they may achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community.  The independent living philosophy states that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities. Ability360 is located at 5025 E. Washington St. Ste. 200, Phoenix, AZ 85034, www.ability360.org602-256-2245.

 

ABOUT THE ABILITY360 SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER: The Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center is a 45,000-square foot, state-of-the-art facility located in Phoenix, Arizona. Owned and operated by Ability360, the Sports & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of amenities to help you achieve your health and fitness goals including a fitness center with wheelchair accessible weight machines, an aquatic area equipped with lifts and elevators, accessible locker rooms, and more.

 

 

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