In these videos, self-advocates Lisa, Sam, Kamisha, Wayne and Shameka talk about research findings from the Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights project. They 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.
The Georgia State Team trains CYVYC staff on using AAC.
Kristin Booth Glen is a retired University Professor and Dean Emerita at CUNY School of Law. In 2012, she retired as Surrogate Judge of New York County, where she had jurisdiction over guardianships of persons with intellectual disabilities and wrote several groundbreaking decisions in that area. She has written and lectured widely on the human right of legal capacity and supported decision-making, serves on the Advisory Boards of the National Center on Supported Decision-Making and the Center for Public Representation/Nonotuck Supported Decision-Making Pilot Project, the New York State Bar Association Disability Rights Committee, was a Commissioner on the American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights, served as an ABA observer to the Uniform Law Commissioners’ revision of the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Procedures Act (UGPPA), and as an expert at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.