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SDM & the Human Right of Legal Capacity (2015)

Kristin Booth Glen

The Article describes the human rights regime inspired by the CRPD and calls for a paradigm shift in how we view people with ID, from inquiry into what a person cannot do, to supports necessary to enable her/him to make her/his own decisions, and the legal efforts necessary to ensure that such decisions are recognized by public and private third parties. 

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Reflections on Autonomy (2017)

Dohn Hoyle

The author, a former Director of ARC of Michigan and long time disability rights advocate reflects that few recurring problems have been as vexing as the pervasive use of and blind acceptance of guardianship  which he describes as both “disconcerting” and “for persons with a history of being oppressed,… unconscionable.”

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SDM – What You Need to Know and Why (2018)

Kristin Booth Glen

This article this article, summarizes the design of the three-phase SDMNY facilitation model for creating supported decision-making (SDM) agreements and the project’s progress to date, and discusses some implications of SDM for health care. 

Reprinted with permission from: Health Law Journal, Fall 2018, Vol. 23, No. 2, published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.

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