Self-Determination and Positive Adult Outcomes: A Follow-Up Study of Youth with Mental Retardation or Learning Disabilities

Study determines that "self-determined students were more likely to have achieved more positive adult outcomes, including being employed at a higher rate and earning more per hr [sic] than peers who were not self-determined. A framework for promoting self-determination as an educational outcome is presented."

Author(s): 

Michael L. Wehmeyer, Michelle Schwartz

Publication Date: 
1997
Publisher: 
Exceptional Children
Citation: 
Michael L. Wehmeyer and Michelle Schwartz, Self-Determination and Positive Adult Outcomes: A Follow-Up Study of Youth with Mental Retardation or Learning Disabilities, 63 Exceptional Children 2, 245-255 (1997).
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