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Materials to Read Prior to Attending the CBI on April 13, 2004

Thank you for registering for the Capacity Building Institute on School-Based Strategies for Supporting Student Development of Self-Determination Skills in the Context of Leadership and Standards-Based Reform, scheduled for April 13, 2004 New Orleans, LA.

In order to enhance your learning at this Capacity Building Institute, we have included four pre-readings that we hope you will find helpful. Please review these materials before April 13, 2004.

  1. Self-Determination: Supporting Successful Transition (April 2003)
    NCSET Research to Practice Brief  • Volume  2 ,  Issue  1
    This brief outlines research on self-determination suggesting that youth with disabilities who actively direct their own lives are more likely to successfully transition into adult life. In addition, the brief addresses development of self-determination skills and student-led Individualized Education Program meetings. Also included are descriptions and contact information for several self-determination curricula and helpful Web links.
  2. Beach Center on Disability: Topic on Self-Determination
    The Beach Center has 13 articles on Self-Determination to peruse.
  3. Teaching Decision Making to Students with Learning Disabilities by Promoting Self-Determination ERIC EC Digest #E647 • Author: Alan Hoffman • August 2003
    This ERIC Digest summarizes issues and provides practical strategies related to promoting self-determination and choice-making skills for students with learning



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