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Functional Communication

Plan Highlights:

  • Telephone, Cellphones and Pay Phones
  • Telephone Directory
  • Post Office
  • 411
  • Name and Address
  • Dates and Time
  • Internet
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Safety and Functional Words
Functional communication is the area in which clients learn how to write and read their personal information as pertinent to their independent living needs. This area provides assistance to clients seeking resources and or when giving personal information and history about themselves on paper. This area also assists clients to recognize signs in the community that they may come across on a day to day basis

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