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Supported Decision-Making Handbook for Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities in California (November 2020)

Handbook from Disability Voices United for parents and supporters of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Contains advice about how Supported Decision-Making can work with people who use augmentative and alternative communication.

Handbook is specific to California, but contains excellent information helpful to families in all states.

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Supported Decision-Making Toolkit (Wisconsin) (2019)

Toolkit about getting started with using Supported Decision-Making. This toolkit has some references to materials specific to the Wisconsin state law, but is useful for anyone interested in thinking about Supported Decision-Making.

Copies of the toolkit in Spanish and Hmong available at this link.

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SDM: Principles of Supported Decision Making & Supported Decision Making Approach and Practice (March 2019)

Guide on SDM that is tailored to individuals and families that describes core principles of SDM and also includes helpful tools for weighing decisions. Guide is available in Easy Read and Plain Language formats.

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Supported Decision-Making A User’s Guide for People with Disabilities and Their Supporters (2019)

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.

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Supported Decision-Making (SDM) Bootcamp: Training Videos And Materials (February 19, 2019)

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.

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