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Being independent means making your own choices.  

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It's Your Choice

It's Your Choice
Sun, 02/01/2009
Sun, 02/01/2009
A Guide to Making Life Choices

What is making a choice?

  • Making a choice means picking the things you like best.


Last updated on Wed, 06/09/2010 - 15:02

Choices and Risk

February 2, 2009
February 2, 2009
Why is choice so important for people with developmental disabilities?

What is choice, and what are choice opportunities?

Last updated on Fri, 04/02/2010 - 15:20

Choice and Choice Opportunity Training Activity

Choice Opportunity Activity
Sun, 02/01/2009
Sun, 02/01/2009
Choice and Choice Opportunity Activity

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Title of Activity

Choice and Choice Opportunity

Source Material

Feature Article February 2009, Choice and Risk

Intended Audience

Direct Support Professionals that support individuals with developmental disabilities at home or in the community.

Time for Activity

40 minutes

Materials Needed

Flip Chart Paper; markers; and, handouts of Choice Opportunity Worksheet

The Safe Choice

The Safe Choice
Mon, 03/02/2009
Mon, 03/02/2009
There is a safe way and a risky way to do everything.


  • Making a choice means:
  • You pick the things you like best
  • You decide for yourself what your life will be like


Last updated on Fri, 04/02/2010 - 15:03