Supported Decision Making

Supported decision making (SDM) allows individuals living with disabilities to make choices about their own lives with support from a team of people they choose. Individuals choose people they know and trust to be part of a support network to help with decision-making.

Supported decision making is an alternative to guardianship. Instead of having a guardian make a decision for the person living with a disability, SDM allows the person to make his or her own decisions.

Link to Supported Decision-Making Toolkit

Supported Decision Making Webinar Series

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