This brief talks about some differences between people with IDD who have guardians and people with IDD who do not have guardians. It also discusses alternatives to guardianship, including supported decision-making and offers resources to learn more about alternatives to guardianship.
Bonardi, A., Bradley, V. & Timmons, J. (2022). Exploring Alternatives to Guardianship: A Brief for Youth with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities and Their Supporters. Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice Brief #1. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.