Fact sheet describing Massachusetts Supported Decision-Making legislation (H. 4349/S. 2490).
News article describing first man in Maine, Joshua Strong, to have guardianship rescinded in favor of SDM.
See also press release from Disability Rights Maine regarding Mr. Strong.
Article about Colombia’s elimination of guardianship. Contains statements by Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Catalina Devandas.
Rhode Island’s Supported Decision-Making Statute. RI H5909, January Session, A.D. 2019; R.I. Gen. Laws §66.13. (2019). Press release with more information about the bill.
Nevada’s supported decision-making law. NV A.B. 480 (2019) 80th Legislature.
Indiana’s supported decision-making law. Senate Enrolled Act No. 380 First Regular Session of the 121st General Assembly (2019).
North Dakota’s supported decision-making law. ND 1378 (2019-2020) 66th Legislative Assembly.
Article describing victory in Mexico supreme court finding guardianship is unconstitutional and in violation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Toolkit discussing supported decision-making and guardianship laws, both in the United States and internationally. Contains both easy read and families versions of toolkit.
Alaska’s supported decision-making statute. H.R. 336, 30th Leg., 2nd Sess. (Alaska 2018).
Frequently asked questions and additional information about the statute available here.