ERIC Number: EJ481505
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Perceptions of Self-Determination and Psychological Empowerment of Adolescents with Mental Retardation.
Wehmeyer, Michael L.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v29 n1 p9-21 Mar 1994
This study evaluated locus of control orientations, perceptions of efficacy, and outcome expectancies of 282 adolescents with mental retardation and compared them to students with learning disabilities and at-risk students. Subjects were found to hold unrealistic understandings and perceptions of causality and excessively external global perceptions of control. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A