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Supported Health Care Decision-Making

Like all of us, people with disabilities may need support to understand health information, communicate with their clinicians and manage their daily health needs. Supported Health Care Decision-Making allows adults with disabilities to name trusted supporters to help them access health care, understand medical information and make medical decisions. To learn more about Supported Health Care Decision-Making, view the brief videos and accompanying materials below, and access the provided links.                                                                             

 

For Self-Advocates

SDM PWD-HD from UCSF School of Medicine on Vimeo.

Video Script for Self-Advocates 

Training Materials for Self-Advocates (English)

Training Materials for Self-Advocates (Spanish)

 

Parents and Supporters

SDM CARE-HD from UCSF School of Medicine on Vimeo.

Video Script for Parents and Supporters

Training Materials for Parents and Supporters (English)

Training Materials for Parents and Supporters (Spanish)

 

Professionals and Policy Makers 

SDM PRO-HD from UCSF School of Medicine on Vimeo.

Video Script for Professionals and Policy Makers

Training Materials for Professionals and Policy Makers

 

Video from the WITH Foundation

Bridging the Gap: Improving Healthcare Access for People with Disabilities

Supported Decision-Making: Gabby's Story

 

Links to Supported Decision-Making Information

ASAN Toolkit for Advocates on Health Care and the Transition to Adulthood

National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making

Thinking Ahead - Coalition for Compassionate Care California

UC Davis Mind Institute Video