Some adults with developmental disabilities may be considered unfit to take on responsibility for their own health care. As such, legal guardians are appointed to make significant medical decisions, while ensuring the individual’s wishes are respected whenever possible. If you have a disability, it is important that you understand your rights and the effects an appointed guardian will have on your independence. Find out more about guardianship and medical responsibilities today.
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of individuals with disabilities, access helpful information about guardianship and find out more about your options for medical care.
Learn about what guardianship is, how it might reduce your rights to control your own medical care and what less-restrictive alternatives might be a good option for you.
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Everything you need to know if you’re an adult with disabilities who has been appointed a legal guardian.
Resources and information to help strengthen the rights to self-determination and self-advocacy.