Invitational Symposium on Best Practices in Decision Making Support

August 20, 2013

Hosted by: American Univeristy, Washington College of Law

Event Date: October 24, 2013

Location: 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

The goals of the symposium are:

*To engage in a discussion of guardianship practices and address the need to reform or replace current approaches.  
*To advance the conversation about the promise and potential of supported decision making.
*To identify and develop the essential elements needed to ensure people requiring assistance with decision making are also respected and acknowledged as adults.


Invited guests will include national and international leaders, policy makers and thinkers including people needing support and their families.  Special guest will be Margaret "Jenny” Hatch who will share her recent personal experience and vision for the future.


Sponsors

Quality Trust for individual with Disabilties logo

The Council on Quality and Leadership

American University Washington College of Law

BBI logo