Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, Thinking Ahead My Life at the End (2010)

This manual applies a supported decision-making approach to facilitating discussions with persons with I/DD about end-of-life decisions. Using plain language and helpful graphics, the manual breaks end-of-life decisions down into three areas: making personal requests, making medical treatment choices, and choosing an end-of-life advocate. In its appendix, it includes an easy-to-read, two-page advance directive form…

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Govt of Victoria, Supporting decision making- A guide to supporting people with a disability to make their own decisions (2012)

This manual is for facilitators, it is based on Victorian Government’s responsibility in response to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities (UNCRPD) to ensure that people with disabilities are supported and empowered. The manual gives facilitators an overview of the laws, main ideas, and framework for supported decision making. It…

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FL DDC, Lighting the Way to Guardianship & Other Decision-Making Alternatives- A Manual for Individuals and Families (2010)

This detailed guide for persons with I/DD and their families provides an in-depth analysis of the civil rights affected by guardianship orders, the myriad alternatives to guardianship available under Florida law, and the powers and responsibilities of guardians, including taking steps towards rights restoration. This one-stop resource on guardianship and alternatives to it also includes…

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