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“I’m Determined” Website

“I’m Determined” Website

A project of the VA Department of Education, the I’m Determined website offers resources for youth, families, and educators around self-determination.  Self-determination is about youth with disabilities taking control of their lives.  Resources include videos, modules, a transition guide, downloadable brochures, and more.

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More Details About the Site and Its Resource Offerings

To give you a sense of what you’ll find on this website, here are the titles of the I’m Determined modules:

  • The History of Disability
  • Disability History and Awareness Month (DHAM)
  • Parents Developing Self-Determination in Their Youth
  • Students Determined to Take Control of Their Education and Their Lives
  • Teachers as Implementers
  • Time to Reflect

There are articles and briefs for parents (e.g., Critical Decision Points guide); short videos of youth telling their stories about self-determination; and various fillable templates families and professionals can download and use (e.g., goal planning).

SOURCE ARTICLE: Center for Parent Information and Resources