Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Archived Webinar - Resolving Common Problems in Learning to Cook

Each person has unique challenges and abilities; consequently, there is no single path to development of authentic and generalizable cooking skills. At the same time, there are common difficulties which can be anticipated – and addressed. 

These include: 

Difficulties in opening food packaging: A range of options will be offered for opening common products as well as traditional and pull-top cans. 

Difficulties in mixing ingredients: Many individuals with motor challenges will need special methods to grasp the needed motion and the presentation will offer several. 

Challenges in learning how to safely chop and cut ingredients: The presentation will briefly overview some of the most effective means for teaching prep skills with minimal risk. 

Over-reliance on others to complete tasks: Independence is often hindered by well-meaning staff and caregivers. Several methods for overcoming this barrier are addressed. 

The presentation will briefly explain how Active Engagement allows the use of a pictorial cueing system instead conventional recipes.
View the webinar here.