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Supported Decision-Making and Other Alternatives to Guardianship

Supported Decision-Making and Other Alternatives to Guardianship

Description

This guide provides important information about empowering individuals with disabilities and aging adults to make informed decisions about their life that protect both their rights while ensuring their safety and privacy.

Being able to make choices about your life is crucial for the independence and happiness of all people, including those with disabilities. Decision-making is a skill, and everyone needs practice.Just like all of us, people with disabilities continue to grow and gain experience throughout their lives. Regularly involving young people with disabilities in decision-making results in adults who are able to make informed decisions and direct their own lives.

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Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
18-21 years old, Adults
Funding Sources
Free