Students with disabilities who participated in self-determination interventions while in high school had better post-graduation outcomes. Participation in self-determination interventions was associated with achieving employment and maintaining community access during the first year after high school graduation. These findings were reported in “Relationships Between Self-Determination and Postschool Outcomes for Youth With Disabilities” by Karrie A. Shogren, Ph.D.; Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D.; Susan B. Palmer, Ph.D.; Graham G. Rifenbark, MA; and Todd D. Little, Ph.D. The researchers conducted a follow-up analysis of 779 students with disabilities who participated in group-randomized, control . . .
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