Jon Meyers and George Garcia, Off the Guardianship Path: Utilizing Supported Decision-Making as a Road to Self-Determination (2019)

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…

Cher Nicholson, Supported Decision-Making Australian Perspectives South Australia (2012)

http://www.opa.sa.gov.au/files/batch1376447055_world_congress_on_guardianship_october_2012_cher_nicholson_supported_decision_making_trial.pdf This presentation to the World Congress on Guardianship gives an overview of a Supported Decision-Making pilot project in Australia. The presentation summarizes the aims of the Supported Decision-Making project, and provides a flow chart detailing the involvement of Decision-Makers or Supported Persons, Supporters and Facilitators in the SDM process. Outcomes of the pilot are…