Adaptive Cookbook and Workbook

For Recreation Therapists

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Built for those with varying levels of cooking experience and skill-sets in mind. Create opportunities for safety skill and cooking skill progression to blossom into independence. With various support tools, clients can find independence in cooking full recipes with limited support from others, compared to typical recipes found in other cookbooks or online.

Print off recipes as you need them, use them on your computer, tablet, or e-reader device; or, upload this e-book to your SmartBoard or projector screen. Include recipes and specific recipe layouts as part of your treatment or program plan; and, assign as work to do throughout the week to achieve goal attainment.

This adaptive cookbook is for use in adaptive cooking classes for those with special needs, in neurorehab settings, in psychiatric settings, and geriatric settings; and, can be used one-on-one or in small group settings. With this cook/workbook, you can make adaptive cooking classes safer, easier, and more effective in supporting those you work with in learning life skills and independence. All recipes are gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free.

What you get:

  • 24 Recipes with three adaptive recipe layouts for each

  • 40 worksheets to support independence and safety in the kitchen

  • Nutrition information for each recipe

  • Budgeting costs for each recipe and tools for grocery store navigation

  • Supportive recipe tools embedded with pictured steps, chained instructions, and preparation tips


  • Meets each student where he/she is in cooking and safety skills

  • Provides adaptive recipe layouts so each student can follow a recipe with ease

  • Worksheets act as lesson plans, embedded into treatment and program plans, as client independent exercises, and supportive tools during the cooking class

  • Save time and money in planning healthy, effective, goal-based cooking classes

  • Focuses on independence and safety

  • Track and document progress of each student as you go

Do you think those in your recreation therapy program could benefit from this? Join the email list to find out when this adaptive cookbook and workbook for recreation therapists is available!