The Importance of Self‑Determination in Achieving IndependenceDownload White Paper
Why is it that students with or without prerequisite skills are encouraged to pursue their goals while students with disabilities are often expected to master specific skills, identified by a team of specialists, before they are encouraged to pursue their goals? Current research calls for elevating the voices of individuals with disabilities in developing, planning, and achieving their own personal and professional goals.
- What self-determination is and why it’s important
- About self-determination in special education
- How to promote self-determination in the special education classroom