Essential Characteristics of Self Determined Behavior of Individuals With Mental Retardation

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Argues that "self-determination refers to acting as the primary causal agent in one's life and making choices and decisions regarding one's quality of life free from undue external influence or interference."

Author(s): 
Michael L Wehmeyer, Kathy Kelchner, and Sandy Richards
Publication Date: 
1996
Publisher: 
American Journal on Mental Retardation
Citation: 
Michael L. Wehmeyer, et al., Essential Characteristics of Self Determined Behavior of Individuals With Mental Retardation, 100 American Journal on Mental Retardation Volume 6, 632-642 (1996)
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