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Supported Decision Making


Congratulations! You are now an adult. Now that you are 18 years old you have the right to make choices about your life.

Ready or not! Your teen is becoming an adult and has the right to choose how they would like your support.

Above flyers made available by The Arc Oregon.​
Supported decision-making allows a person with a disability to make choices about their own lives with support from trusted family, friends, or professionals they choose. This​ is an approach all people use at some point. Supported decision-making might be an important accommodation to ask for if you or someone you know needs additional assistance to gather information, ask questions, evaluate options, or communicate a decision to others.


Sample agreements, flyers, forms and other t​ools for communicating and implementing Supported decision-making:

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