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Knows Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

Knows Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

During VOISS lessons, Rico learned that personal strengths are tasks or actions an individual performs well. Weaknesses are tasks or actions an individual struggles with. Rico knew that responding emotionally to situations was one of his weaknesses. Rico learned to...

Identifies How Behavior Impacts Others

Identifies How Behavior Impacts Others

Rico learned to identify the impact of his behavior on others and himself during VOISS lessons. He learned the way he behaves has an emotional impact on others, and in certain situations, may make others want to avoid him in the future. He also learned that when he...

Advocates for Self

Advocates for Self

VOISS lessons provided Rico with examples of self-advocacy skills. He learned that self-advocacy involves speaking up for yourself, asking for information to understand things that are important or interesting, and reaching out to others for help.  Rico was...

Can Identify the Size of a Problem

Can Identify the Size of a Problem

During VOISS lessons, Rico learned to describe different problems as small, medium, or large. For example, getting a bad grade on a single assignment was a small problem, losing his backpack was a medium problem, and an active tornado was a big problem.  Ms. Rao...

Recognizes Emotion

Recognizes Emotion

Rico learned to label different emotions during VOISS lessons. He learned how specific situations can elicit different emotions. Ms. Rao wanted to make sure Rico could label his emotions during real situations throughout the day.  Ms. Rao created a lesson to help Rico...