Promoting self-determination and choice is an important aspect of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment and other disability support areas. This webcast focuses on self-determination's relevance to workplace support and employment issues, and provides specificity with regard to strategies to promote self-determination, including determining personal preferences, supporting informed career decision making and goal setting, and work related problem solving.
This discussion is augmented by case examples of how such supports can be achieved. Michael Wehmeyer, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Special Education and Associate Director, Beach Center on Disability, at the University of Kansas. He is the author of more than 70 articles or book chapters on self-determination and related topics and has authored or edited more than 10 books.