BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Speak on Developments in Supported Decision-Making at UC San Diego

November 7, 2016

BBI Chairman and University Professor, Dr. Peter Blanck, will be an honored speaker at the University of California, San Diego on Monday, November 21. His presentation, entitled "Self-Determination and Legal Capacity: Developments in Supported Decision-Making for Persons with Intellectual and Psychosocial Disabilities," will discuss self-determination and legal capacity as key elements for fostering a meaningful and independent life. Dr. Blanck’s presentation is sponsored by the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging and the Stein Institute for Research on Aging.

Conference Program
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The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, former dean of SU’s School of Education and a pioneering disability rights scholar, to better the lives of people with disabilities. For more information, visit the Burton Blatt Institute Website. [bbi.syr.edu]