Person-centered planning is a set of approaches designed to assist an individual with a disability to plan their life and supports to increase their personal self-determination aned improve their own independence.
Learn how to implement strategies to promote person centered thinking in the classroom and/or create a transition assessment based on this person-centered approach. The person-centered approach provides a description of the individual including what others like and admire about the person, things that are important to and for the person, characteristics a support person should have, and information on how the individual communicates with words and behaviors.
o Use student vignettes as an introduction and practice the core concept from Person Centered Thinking Skills: “Important To” and “Important For”
o Practice skills from Person Centered Thinking
o Practice using person centered skills to complete a Person Centered Description.