- How this works
- Legal capacity
- Types of support
- Areas of life
- Further reading
Some technologies have the potential to greatly support the decision-making of people with intellectual disabilities. Easy communication with friends and experts to give them advice is a simple example. However, there are also tools that guide people through a structured process, developing with them criteria for a decision and considering different options. At this point in time there are certainly still many security considerations and most likely this type of support will remain a complement to other practices.
The practices falling under Support by technology are:
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.