Episode 1: Overview of self-determination – This episode is an overview of what to expect from the Self-Determination series.
Episode 2: What is Supported Decision Making? Supported Decision Making is a term that is often used in the disability world, but what does it really mean? Explore with us how the supported decision-making process differs from other, more formal, options to support people with disabilities.
Episode 3: The continuum of supports from least to most restrictive – We know there are many ways to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), but let’s talk about what you need to know when determining what, if any, surrogate decision-maker is needed. In this episode, we will talk about each option, from least to most restrictive.
Episode 4: What do I need to know about Guardianship? Guardianship is the most restrictive option when it comes to supporting an individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Learn about what the duties of the Guardian are and the process to become one.
Episode 5: Don’t forget the dignity of risk! Can the system of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) unknowingly impede a person’s dignity of risk? In this episode, we’ll talk about the right to make decisions, even if they result in challenges or mistakes.
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