Highly Preparing for independence. Knowledge and skills checklists -- Attitude assessment -- Budgeting time -- Budgeting money -- Finding an apartment. A housing checklist -- Comparing classified rental ads -- Filling out a rental application -- Rules for roommates -- Moving in and getting settled. Change of address forms -- Ordering phone, utilities, and Internet service -- Buying essential household goods -- Renting a moving truck -- Solving common problems. Do's and don'ts for tenants -- Unexpected expenses -- revising your budget -- Tenant's legal rights -- Word list. A general purpose guide for America, while not tailored to visual impairment, can provide useful tips for expanded core corriculum.