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Practice Description: Take Charge

Using the Take Charge Curriculum to Teach Self-Determination Skills, Educational Planning Knowledge and Engagement, and Persistence in School What is the evidence base? This is an evidence-based practice for students with disabilities based on two methodologically sound group design studies with random assignment studies with 184 total participants with and without disabilities. This is an evidence-based practice for students with …

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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

This presenter guide was developed to provide presentation materials for others to use for professional development focused on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. This packet of materials includes: a Powerpoint presentation with a script, pre/post tests for students, and a workshop evaluation. The presentation includes information on what self-determination is, why it should be taught to students, how to …

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Unpacking Assumptions: Equitable Approaches to Re-Engaging Students and Youth in Education and VR Services

Recorded April 27, 2021  This presentation by NTACT:C staff members, Bettie Ray Butler, Natasha Mitchell, and DJ Ralston will provide information on the following: Begin to understand and deconstruct key equity-oriented language Understand how disability and poverty intersect and its resulting implications Critically reflect on one’s own biases using mental models Reimagine student and youth re-engagement in secondary education and …