- How this works
- Legal capacity
- Types of support
- Areas of life
- Further reading
The practices relevant to Personal life are:
Summary “The CREDO Project aims to develop good practice and planning with young people perceived as having profound and complex impairments as they look forward to adult life. It stands for Creating Real and Equal Development Opportunities.” Location UK Organisation/s Circles Network Issues addressed Supporting young people with profound and complex disabilities to transition into […]
Summary ‘Freedom School is a five-day training course for people with disabilities. This interactive summer course focused on developing talents and skills for self-advocacy and implementing personal projects that can contribute to the better participation and self-determination of people with disabilities. The aims of this training are to strengthen the Independent Living movement by attracting […]
Summary ‘The study kit is an educational program for people with cognitive disabilities to acquire knowledge about citizenship and personal rights. The objective of the program is to develop and test methods, tools, and information materials that provide people within the target group with knowledge of their personal rights, and to give the target group […]
The Black and White project aims to better implement Article 12 in the Czech Republic. It combines legal expertise and fieldwork conducted with people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, their families or circles of support. The project is implemented by QUIP and the Association for support of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Czech Republic (Inclusion Czech Republic).
This website has been designed for people with (intellectual) disabilities, with an age related illness or with mental health problems. It has been developed by a non-profit, advocacy organisation from Australia, ACADAS Advocacy.
One of the most comprehensive pilot projects and trials aimed at developing a model on supported decision-making based on Article 12 of the CRPD. The approach aimed to maximise the autonomy and the exercise of rights by people with a disability.
The “power of attorney in easy language” is a consulting concept to support people with disabilities to create proxies. It shows how to give other persons, by means of a legal document, power to issue declarations and perform legal acts for an individual.
This Betreuungsverein is one example for the work of these local associations that undertake in Germany the recruitment, training and management of custodians (Betreuer). They are independent organisations that facilitate the implementation of the German “Custodianship Law” (Betreuungsrecht) and work in close cooperation with the respective courts and social services.
The Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable
organization. Nidus provides information in British Columbia about
personal planning, specializing in Representation Agreements (supported
decision-making agreement) and also operates a centralized Registry for personal planning documents.
The Personal Ombudsman (PO) is a model for supported decision-making which is independent from all authorities. The Personal Ombudsman helps his/her client with a wide range of issues, ranging from family-matters to housing, accessing services or employment.