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This is a presentation by Jon Meyers, Executive Director at The Arc of Arizona, and George Garcia, Executive Director at the Southwest Institute for Families and Children with Special Needs, which was delivered at the 2019 Evidence for Success Disability Conference in Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona. Key highlights from this presentation include the fundamental principles, key participants, and proper design, implementation and evaluation of Supported Decision-Making (SDM), the distinction between legal guardianship and Supported Decision-Making, and the barriers preventing Arizona from embracing SDM, as well as means for overcoming these obstacles.
Keywords: Jon Meyers, George Garcia, Supported Decision-Making, implementation, evaluation, Arizona