Invitational Symposium on Best Practices in Decision Making Support
August 20, 2013
Event Date: October 24, 2013
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.
Remembering George H.W. Bush as a champion for those with disabilities
BBI international Fellow Paul Harpur awarded Fulbright for BBI residence
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck Appointed to Syracuse University Search Committee for Chief Diversity Officer
BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Keynote ADA for State and Local Governments Conference in Atlanta
Disability Studies Scholar Ralph Savarese to Give Reading at Syracuse University