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[I'm Determined] Archived Webinar: Competence, Autonomy and Relatedness


Diane Loomis, Nancy Anderson


Presented by: Nancy Anderson & Diane Loomis

This webinar promotes self-determination skills for students with disabilities. Produced by Virginia’s Region 4 TTAC, the webinar draws from Virginia’s state I’m Determined Project and presents that project’s tools, information about youth and parent summits, and affirms its emphasis on student participation in IEP meetings. The webinar introduces the elements of self-determination theory: Competence, Autonomy and Relatedness and offers specific strategies to achieve these underpinning of self-determination in the classroom. Two school division leaders from Region 4 share how they are developing skills of self-determination among their students. A Youth Leader of the state I’m Determined Project presents on why being self-determined is important to him. The webinar links self-determination with other initiatives operating concurrently in many schools and gives links to resources for further learning. Finally, the webinar ends with a short and uplifting video of students developing self-determination skills and enjoying the I’m Determined 2018 Youth and Parent Summit.


High School Individualized Education Program (IEP) Middle School Professional Development Self-Determination Transition