Category Archives: Resources

New Whitepaper on Supported Decision Making

The Council on Quality and Leadership recently published a whitepaper on Supported Decision Making, which is growing in the United States as a legal alternative to traditional full guardianship while also attending issues of justice, autonomy, and self-determination. The whitepaper describes policy, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey: Supporting People with Disabilities

The Sibling Leadership Network is deeply concerned about the people in Texas impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.  We hold in our thought the individuals and families who have been impacted by the hurricane.  Disability advocates from across the … Continue reading

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Disability Resource Spotlight: Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center

The Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center (SAR-TAC) recently launched a new website at www.selfadvocacyinfo.org to help fulfill its mission to strengthen self-advocacy for people with disabilities by supporting self-advocacy organizations to grow in diversity and leadership. The new website … Continue reading

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Helpful Resource on Supported Decision-Making

Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is a “recognized alternative to guardianship through which people with disabilities use friends, family members, and professionals to help them understand the situations and choices they face, so they make their own decisions.” Several resources on SDM … Continue reading

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Disability Resource Spotlight: Disability Scoop

Looking to keep up with the latest news in the world of disability? Check out Disability Scoop, “the premier source for developmental disability news.” You’ll find information on a wide range of topics connected to the disability community, including health, education, … Continue reading

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