ERIC Number: ED336914
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Materials on Self-Determination. Self-Advocacy: Speaking for Yourself [and] Annotated Bibliography on Self-Determination.
Shoultz, Bonnie; And Others
This compilation of materials offers an overview paper and an annotated bibliography on self-determination. The overview paper on self-advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities, authored by Michael Kennedy and Patricia Killius, presents a definition of self-advocacy, notes that poor communication skills should not prevent an individual from participating in community living, emphasizes that self-advocacy means having choices and having a say about services, and presents guidelines for starting a self-advocacy group. An annotated bibliography on self-determination describes 13 articles, journals, books, and other resources. (JDD)
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Independent Living, Personal Autonomy, Self Advocacy, Self Determination, Social Support Groups
Syracuse University, Center on Human Policy, 200 Huntington Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-2340 ($1.30).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.