TITLE

Self-Determination For Students with Intellectual Disabilities and WHY I WANT EDUCATORS TO KNOW WHAT IT MEANS

AUTHOR(S)
MARKS, SUSAN UNOK
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Sep2008, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses self-determination for students with intellectual disabilities. Even though many educators believe that students with intellectual disabilities can not participate in typical general education classrooms, the author states that these students are capable of directing many aspects of their lives. The concepts of self-determination, which is defined as the idea of being the direct cause of what occurs in one's own life, and inclusive schooling, which focuses on including special education students in traditional classrooms, are examined.
ACCESSION #
34198569

 

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