Supported Decision Making and Alternatives to Guardianship: Expanding the Rights of People with Disabilities to Live the Lives They Want to Live
From Kate Filanoski
People with disabilities have the right to choose how they live their lives, even if their parents, service providers, or advocates do not agree. Many people with disabilities in New Hampshire are under guardianship, and their ability to make decisions is very limited.
It is critical that people with disabilities are given the supports they need to tell policy makers what they think and for that feedback to be taken seriously.
Live captioning and ASL interpreting supported by the NH Bar Foundation Advancement of Justice Fund. Additional support provided by the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities.