A Supported Decision-Making Tool Kit for People with Disabilities and Their Supporters
This resource was developed by Disability Rights Texas - a federally mandated legal protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Texas.
Who Can Use this Took Kit?
A range of people may be involved in supporting a person with a disability to make his or her own decisions and develop his or her knowledge, skills and confidence to make decisions. This toolkit is designed to help:
- A person with a disability who wants support to make decisions
- A supporter who provides decision-making support to a person with a disability
- Family members who want to better understand supported decision-making and other alternatives to guardianship
- Legal and educational professionals and service providers
Resources and support for families of kids with disabilities and special healthcare needs.
Helpful Resources for Students with Autism
Websites and Other Information for Parents
A non-profit agency that operates the Texas statewide network of Parent Training & Information Centers
Man-II-Man Support Group
For fathers with special needs children
Frederick Jefferson - 281-687-4694
Respite care and information for families with special-needs children
Email or 713-444-2770