Turning Rights Into Reality: How Guardianship and Alternatives Impact the Autonomy of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

What is this resource?

This 111-paged report provides an in-depth examination of the unique challenges faced by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD), and how the use of alternatives such as supported decision-making may enable some individuals with ID/DD to exercise greater self-determination, participate more fully in their communities, and achieve greater economic self-sufficiency.

How to use

Download the PDF to learn more.

Get the Resource

Resource Topic: Guardianship, Legal Rights and Protections, Self advocacy

Resource Type(s):  PDF

Resource Audience/Topic: Advocate for myself, Families, Learn about my Rights, Make Choices and Plan for my Future, Self-Advocates, Transition Planning

Work Together NC