Related Resources on the LD@school Website
Access the following LD@school resources to deepen your understanding of self-advocacy:
Bergeron, L. (2013). L’autodétermination : un tremplin pour soutenir le goût de l’école. In: S. Ouellet (Ed.), Une histoire de passion – Soutenir le goût de l’école. Quebec City, Quebec: Presses de l'Université du Québec, Collection Éducation/Intervention.
Durlak, C., Rose, E., & Bursuck, W. (1994). Preparing high school students with learning disabilities for the transition to postsecondary education: Teaching the skills of self-determination. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 27(1), 51-59.
Egly, N. (1987). Self-advocacy and assertiveness for the disabled college student and how to use self-advocacy skills. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 286 311. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Ellis, E., Deshler, D., Lenz, B., Schumaker, J., & Clark, F. (1991). An instructional model for teaching learning strategies. Focus on Exceptional Children, 23(6), 1-24.
Field, S., Sarver, M., & Shaw, S. (2003). Self-determination: A key to success in postsecondary education for students with learning disabilities. Remedial and Special Education, 24(6), 339-349.
Kotzer, E., & Margalit, M. (2007). Perception of competence: risk and protective predictors following an e-self-advocacy intervention for adolescents with learning disabilities. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 22(4), 443-457.
Merchant, D., & Gajar, A. (1997). A review of the literature on self-advocacy components in transition programs for students with learning disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 8(3), 223-231.
Michaels, C. (1994). Transition strategies for persons with learning disabilities. San Diego, CA: Singular Publishing Group, Inc.
Mishna, F., Muskrat, B., Farnia, F., & Weiner, J. (2011). The effects of a school-based program on the reported self-advocacy knowledge of students with learning disabilities. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57(2), 185-203.
Ontario Ministry of Education. (2004). The Individual Education Plan (IEP): A Resource Guide. Retrieved from Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/guide/resource/iepresguid.pdf
Ontario Ministry of Education. (2007). Shared Solutions: A Guide to Preventing and Resolving Conflicts Regarding Programs and Services for Students with Special Education Needs. Retrieved from Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/shared.pdf
Ontario Ministry of Education. (2010). Parents in Partnership: A Parent Engagement Policy for Ontario Schools. Retrieved from Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/involvement/FS_PE_PolicyEn.pdf
Ontario Ministry of Education. (2017). Special Education in Ontario, Kindergarten to Grade 12: Policy and Resource Guide. Retrieved from Ministry of Education: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/policy/os/onschools_2017e.pdf
Phillips, P. (2001). A self-advocacy plan for high school students with learning disabilities: A comparative case study analysis of students’, teachers’, and parents’ perceptions of program effects. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 23(8), 466-471.
Prater, M., Redman, A., Anderson, D., & Gibb, G. (2014). Teaching adolescent students with learning disabilities to self-advocate for accommodations. Intervention in School and Clinic, 49(5), 298-305.
Van Reusen, A., & Bos, C. (1994). Facilitating student participation in individualized education programs through motivation strategy instruction. Exceptional Children, 60(5), 466-475.
Vogel, S., & Adelman, P. (1993). Success for college: Students with learning disabilities. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.
Wehmeyer, M.L., Agran, M., & Hughes, C. (1998). Teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. Basic skills for successful transition. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
Wehmeyer, M.L. and Field, S.L. (2007). Self-determination : instructional and assessment strategies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Zhang, D. (2001). The effect of Next S.T.E.P. instruction on the self-determination skills of high school students with learning disabilities. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 24(2), 121-132.
Ziraldo, L. (2016). Working Together: Effective Advocacy and Collaboration. Powerpoint Presentation.