A Fact Sheet from the Massachusetts Advocates for Supported Decision-Making (MASDM) about the Massachusetts SDM bills, SD1746 and HD2134 introduced in 2021.
Louisiana’s Supported Decision-Making Statute. H.B. 361, 2020 Reg. Leg. Sess. (La. 2020).
The Arc of Northern Virginia has created a collection of excellent, accessible resources about Supported Decision-Making including:
- video stories of decision-makers,
- 3 minute webinars on SDM,
- handouts, and
Fact sheet describing Massachusetts Supported Decision-Making legislation (H. 4349/S. 2490).
News article describing first man in Maine, Joshua Strong, to have guardianship rescinded in favor of SDM.
See also press release from Disability Rights Maine regarding Mr. Strong.
Rhode Island’s Supported Decision-Making Statute. RI H5909, January Session, A.D. 2019; R.I. Gen. Laws §66.13. (2019). Press release with more information about the bill.
Nevada’s supported decision-making law. NV A.B. 480 (2019) 80th Legislature.
Indiana’s supported decision-making law. Senate Enrolled Act No. 380 First Regular Session of the 121st General Assembly (2019).
North Dakota’s supported decision-making law. ND 1378 (2019-2020) 66th Legislative Assembly.
Manual for people with disabilities and their supporters to help understand how to use SDM. Contains useful tools such as checklists for deciding what type of support is needed in various areas.