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Follow the Money: The U.S. Budget and You

Every year, the U.S. government makes a budget. The federal budget decides how much money to spend on important things like Medicaid, roads to drive on, good schools, clean water, services for people with disabilities, and much more. It’s important for self-advocates to understand how the federal budget gets made—so we can advocate for a…

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Why Supported Decision Making Matters and How To Get Started

Supported Decision Making is a process that leads to self-determination for people with disabilities. John McCarty, an autistic person, describes the framework for getting started and why this is important for all people with disabilities.

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Supported Decision Making and Guardianship Termination

John McCarty is a self-advocate from Georgia and a 2019-2020 SARTAC Fellow. John’s project focused on educating stakeholders about supported decision making and creating resources to help self advocates get started. During his fellowship work, John used supported decision making to terminate his own guardianship and developed resources from that experience to guide others who…

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