Why are we talking about this? BECAUSE… Out of 100 people with a disability…
66 of them did not choose where they live
Out of 100 people with a disability… 77 of them did not choose their roommate
Out of 100 people with a disability… 56 of them did not choose their job
Out of 100 people with a disability… 82 of them did not choose their transportation
The numbers in red should be 0 But they are not because…
Most of these 100 people thought they didn’t have Self-Determination Free Choice
Self-Determination VIDEO (click here)
Self - Determination YouDetermine YourFree Choice YOU ARE THE LEADER OF YOU
Draw a Tree Group Activity Each student gets ten seconds to draw as much of a tree on the chalk board
WHAT WE SEE WHAT WE DON’T SEE WHAT WE DON’T ALWAYS THINK OF
WHAT WE SEE WHAT WE DON’T SEE TALL SHORT BLUE EYES BROWN EYES MALE FEMALE BLONDE BRUNETTE SKINNY FAT FRECKELS DIMPLES BIG EARS WHITE BLACK ASIAN PREPPY GOTH PUNK JOCK FAMILY ANCESTORY CHILDHOOD BACKGROUND FRIENDSHIPS NEIGHBORHOOD MOTIVATED LOVING STRONG BRAVE HONEST SMART
DRAW YOUR ROOTS. WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT MADE YOU THAT WAY.
Your ROOTS make YOU the leader of YOU
THE CRAZY HAT GAME A student will get a leadership word taped to the front of a hat and the class has to describe what it is for the student to guess
BRAVE: Someone who has courage and a healthy lack of fear.
OPEN – MINDED: Thoughts open to new ideas and lack of prejudice.
HONEST: Upright and fair. Honorable in principles. Lack of lying.
CONFIDENT: Having no uncertainty about your own abilities. Being sure about yourself.
SELF_ESTEEM: Having respect and favor for yourself.
OPTIMISTIC: To expect the best. To expect good things to happen.
MOTIVATED: To have incentive and moving towards action.