Maybe it is the times, or maybe it is the fact that we have had some time to examine how it is that we interact with and support children and adults with disabilities in communities. Or maybe it is simply that people with disabilities are sick and tired of being controlled by others. Whatever the reason, self-determination has emerged as the agenda of the 90's. As Bob Williams says: "Self-determination is just another word for freedom." Freedom to live with whom you want, freedom to live a productive life, freedom to attend school with your friends and brothers and sisters, freedom to get around your community, freedom to love and reject. . .