Supported Decision-Making for Professionals

Often people with disabilities and their families learn about guardianship from an educational, medical or legal professional. But you can change that narrative and help those that trust you consider all the decision-making options available to them

Legal Resources

As an attorney, you have an ethical duty to consider self-determination and less restrictive alternatives to guardianship. Learn how you can properly advise and assist through Supported Decision-Making.

Healthcare Resources

Healthcare providers are asked to evaluate capacity and seek informed consent for treatment. Learn how individuals can make their own medical decisions through Supported Decision-Making.

Educational Resources

As educators help students prepare for adulthood, decision-making is an important part of that process. Learn how you can use Supported Decision-Making to provide a framework for the future.