Your Voice, Your Choice

The Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice is a national resource center for youth with disabilities. We talk about alternatives to guardianship (A2G). We work with you, your families, and your supporters. The Center does research, advocacy, and teaches about alternatives to guardianship (A2G). A2G are tools you can use to get the support you need to make tough decisions about your life. You can learn more about A2G by reading and watching stories and looking through our resources. You have the right to make your own decisions about your life!

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Turning 18: What Youth with IDD Should Know

In these videos, self-advocates explain transfer-of-rights, transition planning, and turning 18. They also talk about alternatives to guardianship and what self-advocacy and decision-making means to them.


Session Four of the 2023 Parent Speaker Series is now available to view!

Session Title: Healthcare Transition: Options for Providing Decision-Making Support for Youth with IDD. Missed the first three sessions? Watch them here!

Light a Spark, YAs are the Bridge Builders

Meet the Center's New Youth Ambassadors from TX, AZ and CA!

Check out the bios of CYVYC's 12 new Youth Ambassadors from Cohort 3. Read what youth from Texas, California and Arizona are doing to promote alternatives to guardianship in their states!