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Once again SDMNY Collaborates on Creating Awareness-Raising Videos Relating to Supported Decision-Making!

    On May 22, 2018, members of the Supported Decision-Making New York (SDMNY) team and actors of the Outside Voices Theater Company (OVTC) met to film several awareness-raising videos relating to supported decision-making. The videos, developed by the OVTC actors for SDMNY, demonstrate how persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) encounter barriers to…

Piloting Personhood: Reflections from the First Year of a Supported Decision-Making Project

  Check out the new article published by SDMNY Project Director, Kristin Booth Glen in the Cardozo Law Review. The article describes some of the lessons the SDMNY Project Director has learned in the first year of an ongoing experiment in implementing legal capacity through supported decision-making (SDM). Demonstrating the success of the SDMNY pilot project, the first…

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My Own Keeper: Supported Decision-Making v. Guardianship for People with Disabilities Podcast

Checkout Podcast: My Own Keeper: Supported Decision-Making v. Guardianship for People with Disabilities INCLUDEnyc’s Jean Mizutani interviews our SDMNY Kristin Booth Glen, Project Director INCLUDEnyc’s Jean Mizutani interviews Kristen Booth Glen, who wrote many groundbreaking decisions as Surrogate Judge of New York County on the matter of guardianship for people with intellectual disabilities and who has written…

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SDMNY Collaborates on Creating Awareness-Raising Videos Relating to Supported Decision-Making

  On January 9, 2018, members of the Supported Decision-Making New York (SDMNY) team and actors of the Outside Voices Theater Company (OVTC) met to film several awareness-raising videos relating to supported decision-making. The videos, developed by the OVTC actors for SDMNY, demonstrate how persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) encounter barriers to making…