Building Life Skill Portfolios Curriculum helps students build an independence portfolio This highly structured, comprehensive curriculum allows students to work toward independence by learning functional life and academic skills. Following this program, students build a portfolio they take with them throughout the grades as they approach graduation. Each of five sections contains 25-40 skill areas which vary in difficulty. Sections include: Functional Academics; Home; Outdoors; Recreation and Health; Community, Country and World. A PDF on CD contains lots of supplemental materials to those provided in the book.