Self-advocacy skills involve effectively communicating one's needs and desires. Areas include: self-awareness, awareness of needs and support, and communication. This can be incorporated into treatment and transition planning.
Goals targeting self-determination skills are important for a variety of reasons. We discuss why and provide a goal bank for the areas of choice/decision making, goal setting, problem solving, self-awareness, and self-advocacy.
Self-determination skills are important for increasing independence as one approaches adulthood. Skills typically include: choice/decision making, goal setting, problem solving, self-advocacy, and self-awareness.