Michael Kendrick, Director of CPR’s Supported Decision-Making Initiatives, provides an overview of SDM.
Video of workshop provided by the Arc of California on Supported Decision-Making. Covers topics including: special education, transition, Vocational Rehabilitation, Medicaid, life-planning, ABLE accounts, finances, SDM case law, implementing SDM. Materials are specific to California. Page also contains links to additional SDM resources. Funded by the WITH Foundation.
Voting is important! Did you know that even if you have a guardianship you may still be able to vote? Whether you can vote while under a guardianship depends on the laws in your state and on what your guardianship paperwork says. If you are under a guardianship you may still have the right to vote. The Your Vote Counts guide from Autistic Self Advocacy Network explains the rules in every state about voting while under a guardianship.
This is a worksheet and tool for self advocates and supporters to brainstorm the type of support an individual may need in various areas of his or her life.
This guide to thinking about supported decision-making provides worksheets and prompt questions to help you consider whether SDM will work for you.
This worksheet helps individuals using SDM think through: what decisions they want assistance with, who they want assistance from, and what type of assistance they want.
Tool for supporters, families, and providers to consider questions of competency, particularly to assess whether individual with a disability is a good candidate for supported decision-making.
Toolkit discussing supported decision-making and guardianship laws, both in the United States and internationally. Contains both easy read and families versions of toolkit.
A nationally targeted guide to using advanced directives for psychiatric care.
Website of the Supported Decision-Making New York pilot project. Contains resource library and information for a range of audiences.