NCSET Research to Practice Brief: Self-Determination: Supporting Successful Transition

Author(s)
Chris Bremer PhD, Mera Kachgal, Kris Schoeller

Description

A brief outlining research on self-determination suggesting that youth with disabilities who actively direct their own lives are more likely to successfully transition into adult life. In addition, the brief addresses development of self-determination skills and student-led Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings. Also included are descriptions and contact information for several self-determination curricula and helpful Web links.

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Details

Date
April 2003 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 2, Number 1
Publisher
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Instructional strategies
      • Paraprofessional and teacher development
        • Transition planning
        • Specific life stage
          • Adolescents and young adults