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Chapter 14: Promoting the Self- Determination of Students with Severe Disabilities
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Self Determination Is: “Acting as the primary causal agent in one’s life and making choices and decisions regarding one’s quality of life free from undue external influence or interference.” The individual makes or causes things to happen in his or her life .
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Issue to consider when teaching self determination skills to people with severe disabilties: 1. People with severe disabilities learn fewer & less complex skills and may not be able to acquire the skills to enable them to make complex decisions independently 2. All people can express preferences & make choices. 3. Use of self-management strategies to promote greater productivity & enhanced
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Unformatted text preview: independence. Promoting Self-Determined Behavior Student-Directed Learning Strategies:-Goal setting: Where I am, where I want to be.-Self-monitoring: Recognizes goal beh. Was/wasnt performed & records occurrence on a chart.-Self Evaluation: Comparison of behavior being monitored with desired goal.-Self-reinforcement: Can discriminate behavior has occurred and then reinforces him/herself.-Self-instruction: Make task-specific statements out loud prior to performance of task. (What they need to do) Permanent prompts: Picture cues, recorded messages provide students with memory aides. Taught to ID picture & follow picture sequence correctly. Then reinforce for following picture cues....
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