An Interview With Dr. Michael Ward

An Interview With Dr. Michael Ward

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Dr. Michael Ward played a key leadership role in promoting self-determination for persons with disabilities as a federal policy initiative of the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services beginning in the late 1980’s and early 90’s. Many of us think of Mike as the guy who started it all when we think about self-determination for students with disabilities. We interviewed Mike to find out what he thinks about where we have been, where we are and where we need to go to foster self-determination.

2BSD: What do you think are the biggest gains we made in Special Education as a result of the federal emphasis on encouraging self-determination for students as they transition from school to work and community?… Read more