Self-Determination

BreakThru Points

As a student with a disability you face unique challenges as you plan for college. Students with disabilities that are successful in college demonstrate self-determination skills. Self-determination involves:

  • Understanding your rights
  • Understanding your disability and how it impacts your learning
  • Setting goals
  • Knowing how to communicate your disability and academic related needs

Students who understand themselves and their disability and have confidence to act in their own best interests can create a successful college experience.