Supported decision-making is a tool that can be used in place of, or in addition to a guardianship. Supported decision-making places the person with a disability’s preferences and decisions at the center of the process. The person with the disability choses a team of individuals around them to assist them when making critical life decisions. These supporters provide information and perspectives, while respecting that ultimately, the choice is in the hands of the person with disabilities.
Please read more about supported decision-making in the following resources.