Self-determination across living and working environments: a matched-samples study of adults with mental retardation.

@article{Wehmeyer1999SelfdeterminationAL,
  title={Self-determination across living and working environments: a matched-samples study of adults with mental retardation.},
  author={Michael L. Wehmeyer and N Bolding},
  journal={Mental retardation},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={
          353-63
        }
}
The environments in which people live, learn, work, and play influence many aspects of their lives, including their self-determination. These environments differ in the degree to which they enable people to receive personally designed and individualized supports. In the present study self-determination, autonomy, life choices, and lifestyle satisfaction for adults with mental retardation matched by level of intelligence, age, and gender but differing in type of residence or working environment… CONTINUE READING

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