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Consider the Alternatives: Decision-Making Options for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Consider the Alternatives: Decision-Making Options for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

This brief, written by Think College partners at the Pacer Center, focuses on alternatives to guardianship. The authors take care to explain the different options available to families, and what the ramifications are for those options. In particular, this publication explains details and possible outcomes for power of attorney, supported decision-making, and guardianship. Examples are shared, as well as many additional resources.

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Leuchovius, D. & Ziemke, B. (2019). Consider the Alternatives: Decision-Making Options for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Think College Insight Brief, Issue No. 41. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

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2019
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