Exploring Essential Characteristics of Self-Determination for Diverse Students Using Data From NLTS2

  title={Exploring Essential Characteristics of Self-Determination for Diverse Students Using Data From NLTS2},
  author={Karrie A. Shogren and William Thomas Kennedy and Chantelle J. Dowsett and Mauricio Garnier Villarreal and Todd D. Little},
  journal={Career Development for Exceptional Individuals},
  pages={168 - 176}
This study explored the impact of race/ethnicity on three of the four essential characteristics of self-determination—autonomy, self-realization, and psychological empowerment—directly assessed in the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2. Specifically, the impact of race/ethnicity was examined with six disability groups established in previous research: high incidence disabilities (learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, speech language impairments, and other health impairments… 

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