In the disability community, self-determination refers to individuals with disabilities, including persons with intellectual disabilities, having the same right to self-determination as all people, that is, to have the freedom, authority, and support to exercise control over their lives.

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Educate to Advocate 2018

Kennedy Center Lectures on Development & Developmental Disabilities (Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Lecture): "Supported Decision-Making: Protecting Rights, Ensuring Choices"

Educate to Advocate 2017
Educate to Advocate 2017

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Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education

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