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Supported Decision Making

First introduced as a part of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Supported Decision Making (SDM) is a process in which adults who need assistance with decision-making, including some persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities, receive the... Continue Reading 

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The Future or the Non-Future of Sheltered Workshops

For many years across most of the nation, sheltered workshops have been a traditional part of our services system for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Even today, many more people work in sheltered workshops than in supported or competitive employment. Nationally,... Continue Reading 

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Again, March offers the opportunity to join with others across the nation in celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Now, we have moved toward the idea of extending the awareness efforts to include persons with intellectual disabilities and many are using the term... Continue Reading 

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