The Self Determination Group

The Self Determination Group is led by and for individuals with disabilities age 14 and older with the support of an advisor.


Advancing the individual rights of persons with disabilities and the disability rights movement. View the Exploring Self-Determination handout from our session held March 26, 2015 to review the 5 principles of self-determination.

Self Determination Group

Monthly meeting and activities offer:

  • discussion
  • empowerment
  • friendships
  • goal setting
  • information sharing
  • self-awareness



Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 7165 Latham Drive B, Richland Hills, Texas 76118 (unless otherwise noted)
Lunch provided. Call Laura at 817.281.7555 to RSVP; RSVPs are requested but not required.

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Call Laura at 817.281.7555


Dallas Morning News Article – August 12, 2015

The Dallas Morning News wrote an article about The Self Determination Group: Special needs group teaches independence through social meet ups, the next is Aug. 16

Meeting – May 7, 2015

The Self Determination Group shared information with participants at the Northwest ISD information fair.

Meeting – March 28, 2015

The Self Determination Group co-hosted the Exploring Self Determination workshop. ()

Meeting – February 21, 2015

Members of The Self Determination Group presented at the 3rd Annual Living With Disability Information and Resource Conference.

Meeting – January 10, 2015

The Self Determination Group shared information with participants of the HEB ISD information fair.

Meeting – October 28, 2014

The Self Determination Group shared information with participants of the Disability EXPO in GCISD.

There is only one success … to be able to spend your life your own way.

Christopher Morley