Session B: Self-Determination and Positive Health Care Transitions for Youth with Special Health Care Needs


Savvy 1-2 April 7, 2017 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D

Learning Objectives: Define self-determination and understand how it has been applied to the disability context; Learn about research supporting the importance of self-determination to positive youth transition outcomes and about evidence-based practices to promote self-determination; Examine how promoting self-determination can promote positive health care transitions for youth with special health care needs