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.
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.
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.
A special issue of TASH Connections on Supported Decision-Making. Articles include:
- Supported Decision Making and Deinstitutionalization: Lessons Learned from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s
Invitational Summit by Kelly Israel
- Supported Decision-Making for People with Disabilities: International Origins and Influences by Robert D. Dinerstein
- Supported Decision-Making: Legal Basis and Practical Application by Robert D. Fleischner
- Reflections on Autonomy by Dohn Hoyle
- Supported Decision-Making in Tennessee by Lauren Pearson
- Supported Decision-Making and Alternatives to Guardianship by Families by Kathy Brill
A guide authored a self-advocate on transition planning for young people. Useful for families and supporters assisting with transition. Available in variety of formats.
Independent evaluation of year one of CPR and Nonotuck’s initial SDM pilot by Human Services Research Institute.
Comprehensive resource on SDM for the United States. Includes in-depth resource pages on each state’s SDM activities and legislation as well as, up-to-date news on SDM, comprehensive resource library, and stories of SDM.