Our Approach

The Daily Living Skills series provides transition curriculum in adult living skills for teens and young adults transitioning into independent or semi-independent living.

Books contain airy-pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, yet, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated, Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence and Common Core Standard Compliant information.

Our workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-four page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.

Meet the Creators

Susan Traugh

Susan Traugh

Author, Founder & CEO

Award-winning author, Susan Traugh, has been writing for over thirty years. Her Transition 2 Life: Daily Living Skills workbooks are used in classrooms all over the world, and her stories have appeared in periodicals nationwide, including several stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul. With husband, Steven, Susan won Learning Magazine's Teachers Choice Award for Mother Goose Brain Boost.

Now, Susan is venturing into the world of young adult fiction. Her latest novel, The Edge of Brilliance is an exploration into the heroes found within struggling young people. The manuscript was a finalist in the San Diego Book Awards.  Today, Susan lives in San Diego, CA with her husband, two daughters, an ever-changing assortment of their furry and aquatic friends.

steven dudley traugh

Steven Traugh

Co-Founder & Videographer

"This summer I had the opportunity to teach Adaptive Music Education to 240 special education students. I was able to incorporate 40 years of experience teaching music to special needs children and adults. I invite you to witness the extraordinary results in this video. You will have to keep reminding yourselves that these are children with autism, Downs syndrome, oppositional defiance disorder and a host of other disabilities." - Steven D. Traugh, August 10, 2017