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
Comprehensive guide to money management for people with disabilities. Contains helpful worksheets and tools for thinking about making decisions about money. Some materials are specific to Pennsylvania.
Law review article providing overview of use of SDM internationally.
This guide by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network explains supported decision-making, guardianship, and laws about decision-making in an easy-read format.
Law review article discussing the role of elders in the SDM movement.
Independent evaluation of year two of CPR and Nonotuck’s initial SDM pilot by Human Services Research Institute.
The PRACTICAL Tool aims to help lawyers identify and implement decision-making options for persons with disabilities that are less restrictive than guardianship including SDM.
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.
This 2015 law review article explains supported decision-making in the context of international human rights laws, including the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities.
Citation: Kristin Booth Glen (2015) Supported Decision-Making and the Human Right of Legal Capacity. Inclusion: March 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 2-16