Plain Language Series
This tip sheet is for special education professionals, parents, and supporters of youth with IDD in transition. It talks about how to help improve the experiences of students when discussing their turning 18 options.
This brief was written by self-advocate researchers from Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (MASS) and Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS).
Exploring Alternatives to Guardianship: A Brief for Youth with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities and Their Supporters
This brief talks about some differences between people with IDD who have guardians and people with IDD who do not have guardians. It also discusses alternatives to guardianship, including supported decision-making and offers resources to learn more about alternatives to guardianship.
This fact sheet shares some of the top facts that youth with intellectual or developmental disabilities, their parents, and other supporters you should know about guardianship.