A group of DVU board members and staff pose with their book, Profiles in Self Determination. One man in a wheelchair holds the book with his toes.

Please be aware: 

We are currently updating our book, “Thinking outside the Box”, to release a new, December 2022 edition. If you purchase your book now, you will be the first to receive our newest edition once it is released! 

When you purchase a book from Disability Voices United, you are purchasing directly from DVU, not from an online bookseller that fulfills orders for us. Please allow up to 3 weeks for delivery.

The book cover of Think Outside the Box: Information and Resources on California’s new Self-Determination Program, which features a watercolor painting of a person relaxing under a tree

A guide for participants, families, and professionals that profiles ten children and adults who imagine their lives under Self-Determination. It also tells the story of participants in the pilot project and how self-determination has enhanced their lives.

$15, including tax and shipping


The book cover of Profiles in Self-Determination: Inspiration for a Full Life, which features a dotted watercolor of a mermaid with long golden hair sitting, holding her knees

A guide to California’s Self-Determination Program. This “manual” was last updated in 2022. It discusses all parts of the SDP, from person-centered planning to budgets and more.

$25, including tax and shipping