SDM: The Culture of Coordinated Support Model: Change the Culture, Change the World!

Too often, services for people with disabilities are “silo-ed” – agencies, organizations, and providers focus only on what they do and do not communicate or collaborate with others providing similar supports. As a result, people with disabilities can receive ineffective, redundant, or even contradictory advice and support. This session will demonstrate ways to create and implement effective…

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SDMNY & NYS Transition Partners Webinar (Sept. 13, 2018)

SDMNY Project Director Kristin Booth Glen presented to the NYS Transition Partners’ learning community on a September 13, 2018 webinar. She discussed how parents of transition age children are often told they should or must get guardianship when their young person with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) turns 18, even though guardianship means the loss…

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SDMNY & ABA Webinar (Feb. 15, 2018)

SDMNY Project Director Kristin Booth Glen spoke on an American Bar Association webinar on supported decision-making entitled, “Supported Decision Making as a Less Restrictive Alternative to Guardianship: What Judges Need to Know.” Alongside other legal experts and judges in the field, she discussed how judges can learn from supported decision-making, where an individual with disabilities…