This is Part 2 of the 5-part series, Targeting the Social, Academic, & Transition Needs of Young Teens with ASD. The self-determination of youth and young adults with disabilities has been linked to more positive school and adult outcomes. This course will introduce self-determination, review the evidence for its importance to adolescent development, and discuss evidence-based practices to promote self-determination and student involvement in educational and transition planning. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Course created on August 7, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to define self-determination and describe its importance in the education of adolescents with disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify resources to implement practices that promote self-determination.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to engage in practices that promote student involvement in educational and transition planning.
|15-30 Minutes||Overview of Self-Determination|
|30-45 Minutes||Promoting Self-Determination|
|45-55 Minutes||Promoting Student Involvement|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Michael Wehmeyer, PhD
Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD is the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education and Chairperson, Department of Special Education, University of Kansas. He is also Director and Senior Scientist, at the Beach Center on Disability, also at the University of Kansas. His research and scholarly work has focused on issues pertaining to self-determination, positive psychology and disability, transition to adulthood, the education and inclusion of students with severe disabilities, conceptualizing intellectual disability, and technology use by people with cognitive disabilities.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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