- H.R. 713, 2017 Leg., Reg. Sess. (N.C. 2017) (Prior Bill: 2015 Bill Text NC HB 681)
- Description: Directed the Legislative Research Commission to study SDM as an alternative to guardianship of the person.
- Status: Failed. Introduced 4/11/17.
- Public Link [www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2017&BillID=H713]
State Grant Programs
- 2015/2016 Grantee: First in Families of North Carolina (http://fifnc.org/)
- Summary: The North Carolina grantee conducted 12 training sessions on Supported Decision-Making for older adults, people with disabilities, family members, and professionals across the state. The grantee also developed informational material about Supported Decision-Making and distributed it to over 600 people. The grantee also reviewed policies and practices that reduce individual self-determination and could lead to guardianship and developed, in collaboration with older adults, people with disabilities, and professionals, Supported Decision-Making tools, and methodologies to address them.
- Final Report
- Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill” Rethinking Guardianship: Building a Case for Less Restrictive Alternatives, First Year Report” (Dec. 4, 2015)
- Website: First in Families of North Carolina
- Website: Autism Society of North Carolina, Promoting Independence
- PowerPoint: Disability Rights NC, Rethinking Guardianship, “Who’s in Charge of My Life? Understanding Guardianship”
- Website: Disability Rights NC, Self-Determination and Guardianship
Information Last Updated: July 21, 2022