SMART goals are short-term goals that will help you take action steps toward participating in the community. Taking small steps that help you to be successful can ensure that you reach your bigger goals, and setting SMART goals increases the chances that you will follow through in working on your goals.

To learn more about setting short-term goals and SMART goals, turn to page 7 of the Out and About Workbook. You can find a PDF version of the Workbook here.


Image of a chalkboard with "Goal Setting" written at the top. Then the five goals are listed, with the first letters of each spelling the word "smart." Specific, Mesurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound.