The Georgia Department of Education's Self-determination Guide contains information about the importance of self-determination skills and includes strategies to assist educators, and families in building self-determination skills in students from early childhood through high school. A teacher's guide for promoting self-determination skills and increasing student participation in the IEP process is included in the guide. Information is also included for parents to assist them in helping their children make informed decisions as they transition into adulthood.
This technical assistance guide was developed by the National Dissemination Center for CHildren with Disabilities for parents and teachers who would like to help students with disabilities become more involved in developing their own Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
This document was developed by NICHY, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, to assist parents in understanding the special education process. Information is inlcuded on IEPs and determining special education placement.
All State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) activities including this website were developed with funds from a SPDG grant awarded to the Georgia Department of Education from the US Department of Education, #H323A120020x. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the United States Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.