Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination: Key Considerations for Postsecondary Leaders

Provides background on actions that campus leaders can enable students with disabilities to practice greater self-advocacy skills and self-determination. Effective self-advocacy and self-determination are necessary for all students participating in postsecondary education, but even more essential for those with disabilities. Colleges and universities can take tangible steps to address this gap and empower every student to achieve their potential by being intentional and proactive.

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