I am My Future: Youth Self-Determination

A critical marker of success in post-secondary education and beyond is the degree to which individuals with disabilities become a guiding force in their life. Students with various disabilities will demonstrate through video and storytelling their experiences with self-determination. Their ability to understand self-advocacy and set realistic goals have contributed to their success and will change their future. Participants will be able to effectively use tools of the I’m Determined project to empower self-determination in students. Participants will be able to discuss ideas and get feedback from students with disabilities to build capacity in their locations. Participants will be able to define self-advocacy with real examples Participants will be able to identify resources for self-determination and transition.

Mac McArthur-Fox