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.
Website of the Supported Decision-Making New York pilot project. Contains resource library and information for a range of audiences.
News article describing first woman in Indiana to regain decision-making rights in favor of SDM.
See also article in Indiana Lawyer.
Short video describing SDM in Wisconsin, applicable to anyone interested in SDM.
Links to videos where people in Australia explain how SDM has worked for them; how to provide individualized, meaningful support; and addressing an individual’s communication needs.
Provides an overview of guardianship alternatives in Massachusetts including SDM, health care proxies, and powers of attorney. Also provides overview of guardianship in Massachusetts, including information about the rights of individuals who are subject to guardianship.