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Fostering Self-Determination Among Children and Youth with Disabilities - Ideas from Parents for Parents


In this guide, you will find a rich array of ideas generated by parents for parents. It is neither exhaustive nor prescriptive. Rather, it simply offers a menu of ideas that can spur and encourage your own efforts. Indeed, we encourage you to draw upon, adapt, and add to the strategies in this guide in ways that best meet the needs of your child and family. Becoming self-determined is an ongoing process for all children and youth, whether or not they have a disability. And so the approaches you take may look different across the age span or depending on the individual strengths and needs of your child.


Parent/Family Self-Determination Transition