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Making My Own Healthcare Decisions for People with Disabilities (July 2019)

A sample letter than can be used to explain your wishes about health care decision-making to a health care provider. This letter could be used as an SDM agreement if you are only interested in your supporters helping with health care decisions.

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Minnesota Department of Human Services Introduction and Guide to Supported Decision Making YouTube Video Series (April 2017)

This video series from the Minnesota Department of Human Services provides an overview of supported decision-making concepts, a history of guardianship and a discussion of including financial and medical issues.

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Conversation Starter Kit

The Conversation Starter Kit is a tool to help you have a conversation with a supporter, health care proxy, family member, friend, or other loved one about your – or their – wishes regarding end-of-life care and health care decisions generally. It is available in several languages and different formats. There are dedicated kits for discussions with your health care proxy, for people with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of Dementia, and for talking to your doctor, and for children with serious illnesses.

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