Welcome Youth

Welcome to the Youth section of this website!  Self-Determination is all about you taking control of your life!  Part of taking control is taking responsibility for your education, your goals and your future.  Strategies to help you do this are listed to the left. The video clips below feature Virginia youth with disabilities discussing issues of importance to them - and you!


Click to Play » Self-Determination Means
Click to Play » Self-Determination Means OC
Click to Play » The Importance of SD in Elementary
Click to Play » The Importance of SD in Elementary OC
Click to Play » One Pagers at the Elementary Level OC
Click to Play » One Pagers at the Elementary Level
Click to Play » Nic on IMD Impact
Click to Play » Nic on IMD Impact OC
Click to Play » Nic on Advice to Elementary Students
Click to Play » Nic on Advice to Elementary Students OC
Click to Play » I'm Determined Rap
I'm Determined Youth Leader Farris Hallaj wrote this rap and performs it here with some friends.
Click to Play » The Importance of Self Determination
Click to Play » The Importance of Self Determination OC
Click to Play » The importance of knowing your disability
Click to Play » The importance of knowing your disability OC
Click to Play » The Importance Of Assistive Technology
Click to Play » The importance of accessibility
What happens when barriers prevent people with disabilities from fully participating? Youth Leader Joshua Pierce and his father share their frustrations.
Click to Play » The importance of accessibility OC
Click to Play » Youth Credo
Click to Play » Thomas: update and reflection
Click to Play » Thomas: update and reflection OC
Click to Play » Strengths and Challenges
Click to Play » Strengths and Challenges OC

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Elementary

Download: Student Rights Brochure Student Rights Brochure
Download: Student Rights Brochure (Spanish version) Student Rights Brochure (Spanish version)
Download: Student Engagement Resource Student Engagement Resource

Secondary

Download: Student Rights Brochure Student Rights Brochure
Download: Student Rights Brochure (Spanish version) Student Rights Brochure (Spanish version)
Download: Student Engagement Resource Student Engagement Resource
Download: Understanding my IEP (differentiated) Understanding my IEP (differentiated)
Download: MOVE Flyer Resource Description MOVE Flyer
MOVE Flyer