Even though guardianship is a profound decision with serious implications both for and about the person labeled as having a significant disability, the concept of guardianship has received little emphasis in the literature of the special education field. This presentation will share data from a national survey and have a structured discussion with national experts exploring both the current state of guardianship and explore alternatives.
- 1. Be exposed to National Data on guardianship and people with disabilities.
- 2. Understand the concept of guardianship and the the implications for and about individuals with disabilities.
- 3. Understand and discuss alternatives to guardianship.
- AdvocacyHuman Rights
- Meeting Room 13
- Date:December 5, 2014
- Event:2014 Concurrent Sessions