A career planning and employment resource for people who are blind or partially sighted

Taking Care of Yourself: Personal Management Skills​

Personal management skills are the skills you need to organize and meet your hygiene needs as well as to demonstrate appropriate grooming skills. These skills enable you to take care of yourself. The types of knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) expected of people in this area include dental care, cutting or filing fingernails, shaving, putting on make-up, etc.

To evaluate your skills, complete this Personal Management Skills Checklist.

To learn more about alternatives to using vision (touch, audition, taste, or smell) toward personal management, visit the Resources section.

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The Living Independently Resources section has useful links to organizations, programs, directories, and more.

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