Self Determination and Direction

Free Online Resources

Self Direction

   For students with substantial needs, the University of Kansas has a great Toolkit call the Kansas Personal Assistance Supports and Services or (K-PASS).  The K-PASS is a self-Direction Toolkit provided to individuals with disabilities to help self-direct personal assistance services.  The K-PASS was modeled after the Tennessee Personal Assistance Supports and Services (PASS), which was developed under the Department of Health and Human Services through a grant.  The K-PASS Self Direction Toolkit can be found at the following website:

 

Source:  Kansas Association for Centers for Independent Living. Kansas Personal Assistance Supports and Services (K-PASS). Retrieved 5/5/09 from http://www.kacil.org/k-pass/K-PASS-Toolkit-2006.pdf
 

Self Determination Assessments

a)      AIR Self-Determination Scale Student Form   

Source:   University of Oklahoma Zarrow Center. AIR Self-Determination Scale Student Form. Retrieved on 4/12/08 from Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment http://education.ou.edu/zarrow/files/AIR_S-D_Student.pdf 

b)      AIR Self-Determination Scale Student Form (Spanish)  

Source:   University of Oklahoma Zarrow Center. AIR Self-Determination Scale Student Form. Spanish.doc Retrieved on 4/12/08 from Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment http://education.ou.edu/zarrow/files/AIR%20Self-Determination%20Scale%20Student%20Form%20(SPANISH).doc 

c)      AIR Self-Determination Scale Parent Form  

Source:   University of Oklahoma Zarrow Center. AIR Self-Determination Scale Parent Form Retrieved on 4/12/08 from Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment http://education.ou.edu/zarrow/files/AIR_S-D_Parent.pdf 

d)      AIR Self-Determination Scale Educator Form   

Source:   University of Oklahoma Zarrow Center. AIR Self-Determination Scale Educator Form. Retrieved on 4/12/08 from Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment  http://education.ou.edu/zarrow/files/AIR_S-D_Educator.pdf 

e)      AIR Self-Determination Scale and User Guide   

Source:   University of Oklahoma Zarrow Center. AIR Self-Determination Scale Educator and User Guide. Retrieved on 4/12/08 from Zarrow Center for Learning Enrichment  http://education.ou.edu/zarrow/files/AIR_User_Guide.pdf 

f)        Choice Maker Self-Determination Assessment  

Source:  Sopris West, Longmont, CO (www.sopriswest.com ) Cost: 25 copies $11.95  

g)      ARC Self-Determination Scale (SDS) Procedural Guidelines

Source:  University of Kansas. Beach Center on Disability An Affiliate Of The Life Span Institute & The Department of Special Education. The Arcís Self-Determination Scale (SDS) procedural guidelines. Retrieved 4/19/2009 from http://www.beachcenter.org/resource_library/beach_resource_detail_page.aspx?Type=Manual&intResourceID=1445 

h)      ARC Self-Determination Scale Adolescent Version  

Source:  University of Kansas. Beach Center on Disability An Affiliate Of The Life Span Institute & The Department of Special Education. The Arcís Self-Determination Scale Adolescent Version. Retrieved 4/19/2009 from http://www.beachcenter.org/resource_library/beach_resource_detail_page.aspx?Type=Manual&intResourceID=1445 

 

Informal Assessments

Self Determination Assessment retrieved from North Central on 4/13/09 from http://www.transitionassessment.northcentralrrc.org/Resources/Self-Det-Self-Advocacy%20Checklist%20Cell%2010.pdf