“What is Self-Determination? (info from https://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/independent-community-living/self-determination.asp)
Self-determination is believing you can control your own destiny. Self-determination is a combination of attitudes and abilities that lead people to set goals for themselves, and to take the initiative to reach these goals. It is about being in charge, but is not necessarily the same thing as self-sufficiency or independence. It means making your own choices, learning to effectively solve problems, and taking control and responsibility for one’s life. Practicing self-determination also means one experiences the consequences of making choices.
This informative video introduces the most important steps and elements to participate in the Self Determination Program (SDP), and shares information for those interested knowing more about the program.”
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