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ERIC Number: EJ913736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISSN: ISSN-0936-2835
Personal Self-Determination and Moderating Variables that Impact Efforts to Promote Self-Determination
Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Abery, Brian H.; Zhang, Dalun; Ward, Karen; Willis, Derrick; Hossain, Waheeda Amin; Balcazar, Fabricio; Ball, Allison; Bacon, Ansley; Calkins, Carl; Heller, Tamar; Goode, Tawara; Dias, Robette; Jesien, George S.; McVeigh, Tom; Nygren, Margaret A.; Palmer, Susan B.; Walker, Hill M.
Exceptionality, v19 n1 p19-30 2011
The purpose of this second article in the special topic issue from the National Training Initiative on Self-Determination is to provide detail with regard to how we understand the self-determination construct and to discuss moderator variables and how such variables impact the design and implementation of interventions to promote self-determination. Moderator variables are baseline factors that define subgroups with greater versus lesser intervention response. That is, they are factors that need to be taken into account, a priori, when designing interventions so that the intervention might address unique needs or characteristics of the people for whom the intervention is intended.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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