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The Right to Make Choices

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


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