Supported Decision-Making Resources

wordle6I Just Turned 18; What’s Changed? When you turn 18, you are legally able to make your own choices about many things. Read on

How to Decide Who Decides When I Can’t Decide (slideshow)


Glossary of Decision-Making Terms helps make sense of all the new vocabulary.

Advance Directive Resources
– For Parents & Guardians of Transition Age Youth
– As A Powerful Tool for Mental Health Recovery
– Virginia Advance Directives
Do-It-Yourself Power of Attorney (doc)  (pdf)
If you need assistance in completing your advance directive, there may be a trained facilitator in your area. Click here to find out more.

More Resources
Do-It-Yourself Advance Directive with Instructions and Form
Selecting Your Health Care Agent Fact Sheet
– Web Resources on Supported Decision-Making Fact Sheet
Advance Directive Videos: “Ask the Expert”
– National Healthcare Decision Day
– Transition Services
– Watch Sandra’s story about how her Advance Directive changed her life. Read the video transcriptADSandra






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