Key Principles to Remember

The Guideposts are based on the following key principles:

  1. High expectations for all youth, including youth with disabilities;
  2. Equality of opportunity for everyone, including nondiscrimination, individualization, inclusion, and integration;
  3. Full participation through self determination, informed choice, and participation in decision-making;
  4. Independent living, including skills development and long-term supports and services;
  5. Competitive employment and economic self sufficiency, which may include supports; and,
  6. Individualized, person-driven, and culturally and linguistically appropriate transition planning.

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