LANSING SPECIAL EDUCATION

LINCS

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A Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative Program for 18-21 year olds who have met the requirements for education, but who have yet to complete their IEP Goals.

210 E. Mary

Lansing, KS 66043

Phone: 913-727-1755

Fax: 913-727-1602

 

LINCS Staff

Kelli.Denney, LINCS Teacher

Linda Shijaku, LINCS Teacher

Dr. Sandy VanCise, Program Coordinator

 

LINCS Mission

 

To prepare individuals with disabilities to reach their maximum potential of independence; 

 

To educate individuals to be responsible, productive citizens;

 

To assist individuals to understand themselves and to become empowered to make informed decisions regarding their future;

 

To collaborate with individuals, families, and the community to provide a continuum of services.

 

LINCS Functional Curriculum

 

Independent Living Skills

 

  • Food planning and preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Self-Care and personal health
  • Shopping
  • Money Management

 

Vocational Skills

 

  • Work Related Skills
  • Community Classroom
  • Job Development Skills
  • Job Seeking Skills
  • Develop and Maintain Appropriate Work Skills and Behavior
  • Specific Skill Development

 

Community Participation

 

  • Budgeting
  • CLEAR Classes at JUCCO
  • Shopping
  • Eating Out
  • Community Services/Agencies
  • Transportation
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Social Development
  • Acquire Self-Identity
  • Age-appropriate Personal Interaction Skills
  • Develop Personal Relationships
  • Practice Social Skills
  • Exhibit Independent Behavior
  • Make Informed Decisions
  • Communication

 

Recreation/Leisure

 

  • Identify Community Recreation Activitites
  • Plan and Participate in Personal and Group Activities

 

Program Requirements

 

  • Met basic requirements for high school graduation (core credits)
  • Need for functional curriculum - independent living skills
  • Need for vocational training
  • Enrolled in Home School District
  • Connected with adult agencies
  • Age 18-21
  • Disabling Conditions case by case determination by administration and team approval

What every Functional Teacher and Parent need to remember about LINCS PDF 

 

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