Youth tell their stories about supported decision-making

With supported decision-making, you have the freedom to make choices about your life. Supported decision-making is powerful.

Hear from other young people who chose supported decision-making!

Share  your own story with us!


Youth Stories

Jordan Anderson smiling, looking at camera

Meet Jordan

Jordan Anderson is a high school graduate who loves sports, politics, and journalism. He enjoys living in a small town in Auburndale, WI where there is always someone to stop and talk to.

Houston at one of his favorite places, the top of Stone Mountain

Meet Houston

Houston is a college student studying Forensic Psychology. He is a strong advocate for voice and choice and believes that every person should have the opportunity to speak for themselves and explore their dreams.

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Meet Derek

Derek is a 21-year-old self-advocate and Youth Ambassador from Georgia. He is also an artist who enjoys graphic design, painting, drawing, food and playing video games.

Meet Trina

Ketrina is a 27-year-old disability and “everything” advocate, a motivational speaker, and a blogger from Brooklyn, New York. She also serves on the CYVYC Advisory Board.