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How Self-Determined Are You? A Toolbox of Resources to Help Build Self-Determination Skills (I'm Determined)


The I’m Determined project, a state directed project funded by the Virginia Department of focuses on providing direct instruction, models, and opportunities to practice skills associated with self-determined behavior. This project facilitates youth, especially those with disabilities, to undertake a measure of control in their lives, helping to set and steer the course rather than remaining the silent passenger.

Self-Determination is…
• Knowing and believing in yourself
• Knowing what you want your future to be and how to make
plans to achieve this future
• Knowing what supports you need to take control of your life


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