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Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for Independent Living (VCU Center on Transition Innovations, CTI)


Register for Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for Independent Living - Life after high school: do you see yourself living on your own or with a roommate? Will you drive or use public transportation? What about making new friends or managing your health?

Maybe you think you still have a long time to think these things through, but it takes time to build independent living skills. In this course, we'll cover what independent living skills are, why these skills are important, and what you can do to be ready for living independently.

Learn at your own pace through online modules that include engaging and accessible videos, practical activities, and high-quality resources.


Students, grades 8 and higher, who have a desire to take a self-paced online class to learn more about the skills and knowledge necessary for independent living.

Educators, school counselors, service providers, and family members interested in utilizing the course content to equip individual students or groups who are interested in gaining information to live independently.



High School Independent Living Middle School Parent/Family Professional Development Professional Resources Transition