Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

Roundup: Supported Decision-Making/Bullying/Pre-Dementia Planning

SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with a wide array of issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of posts from member blogs and newsletters.

Supported Decision-Making: A Model Alternative to Guardianship?

Supported decision-making is an approach to enabling individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to control the choices affecting their lives.

Parents and Teachers Can Take Action to Address Bullying of Children with Special Needs

There are concrete steps that can be taken if a child is bullied at school.

Limitations on Capacity Limit Planning Options

One in six women and one in 10 men will develop dementia as they age. Their quality of life can be significantly affected by planning that takes place while they retain decision-making capacity.

Posted: July 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

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