EFL: An Overview
Here is three-page Overview of Essential for Living, click here
a sample of the 3,000 skills in EFL
Essential for Living is composed of 3,000 functional skills. The first three domains contain 1,900 Speaking and Listening Skills. The remaining four domains contain 1,100 Daily Living, Leisure, Vocational, Functional Academic, Tolerating, and Component Skills.
The following is a sample of these skills: click here
The Scope & Sequence of EFL
Essential for Living includes seven skill domains and one domain on problem behavior, to find out more click here.
What to Expect and where and How to Get Started with EFL
To see ‘what you should expect’ and ‘where you should start’ with Essential For Living … click here
To see more detail on ‘how to get started’ … click here.
Click here to visit the Essential For Living store.
Core deficits of autism
Here is a document that describes how Essential for Living addresses the core deficits of autism click here.
The efl Intro & User Guide
To see the intro and user guide for Essential For Living click here.
Joining the Speaker Initiative
To find out more about what the Speaker Initiative is, and how you can join it, click here.
Selecting A Method of Speaking
Many children and adults with moderate-to-severe disabilities are not able to communicate effectively with ‘spoken words’ and require an alternative method of speaking (AMP), the AMS Comparison Tool, helps to quickly determine candidates for an alternative method of speaking. Learn more here.
The first five skills
Here is a form that we often use in putting together an initial behavior analysis program for an individual with a limited skill repertoire … click here
Collecting and displaying Data
Click here to access and print our self-graphing data sheets, which can be used to collect first opportunity of the day probe data or other types of summarized daily performance.
EFL Report Templates
For report templates that you can download and print out click here.
Alignment with the Common Core & The FL Access Points
To access excel templates that provide an alignment of the skills from 5 of the 7 skill domains, click here.