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Webinar – “Let’s Learn About Supportive Decision-Making in Illinois”


Wednesday, September 28, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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A free webinar for parents and caregivers on supported decision-making (SDM), an alternative to guardianship for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities who need help in making decisions

The University of Illinois Chicago’s Institute on Disability & Human Development Webinar Series continues with “Let’s Learn About Supportive Decision-Making in Illinois” on Sept. 28 from 12 to 1 p.m.

In February 2022, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law the Supported Decision-Making Act.

Krescene Beck and Adam Wiser from the Illinois Self-Advocacy Alliance, Inc., (The Alliance) and Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission Deputy Director Teresa Parks will provide an overview of the legislative background of the Supported Decision-Making Act.

Their presentation will also include:

  • An overview of supported decision-making in Illinois
  • Key components of the recently enacted Supported Decision-Making Act
  • Examples of supported decision-making in practice

Register for the “Let’s Learn About Supportive Decision Making in Illinois” webinar and learn more about the speakers.