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Self-determination and self-advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Abstract: This is part 3 of 18 in a series of videos from the National Goals in Research, Policy, and Practice meeting. The meeting aimed to advance a research agenda that influences policy and practice for and with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Speaker defines what self-determination is and how to promote it, talks about the self-advocacy movement, and emphasizes how critically important self-determination is for individuals with I/DD to help them take an active part in making decisions and setting goals for what they want and need in life. In addition, she talks about three areas (creating opportunities, providing supports, and accommodations for self-determination) research is focused on and an evidence-based practice called the self-determined model of instruction. Run time: 10 minutes 04 seconds.
NARIC Accession Number: O20576. What's this?
Author(s): Shogren, Karrie.
Project Number: 90RT5019 (formerly H133B130006), 90RT5020 (formerly H133B130007), 90RT5028 (formerly H133B140026).
Publisher(s): Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Advancing Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA.
Publication Year: 2015.
Descriptor Terms: ADVOCACY, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, COMMUNITY INTEGRATION, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, EMPOWERMENT, GOAL SETTING, INDEPENDENT LIVING, INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, SELF HELP.