Guardianship and Alternatives for Decision-Making Support

Overview: 

The brief discusses guardianship issues and provides an outline of informal and legal support options for young adults (at least 18 years old) with intellectual disabilities. These options include guardianship, financial power of attorney, provisional guardianship, 90-day health care guardian, conservator, joint or trust fund account, health care durable power of attorney, and a waiver of confidentiality.

Author(s): 
Got Transition Staff and Tina Campanella
Publication Date: 
2012
Publisher: 
National Health Care Transition Center
Citation: 
Tina Campanella and Got Transition Staff, Guardianship and Alternatives for Decision-Making Support, National Health Care Transition Center (2012), http://www.gottransition.org/UploadedFiles/Document/27/FA_GTFinalCompToSend.pdf.
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