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Can Supported Decision-Making be used with guardianship and/or other alternatives?

A Supported decision-making agreement could be used in conjunction with other alternatives to guardianship such as powers of attorney and representative payee for social security or SSI benefits. The use of other alternatives to guardianship with a supported decision-making agreement should be consistent with the goal of promoting self-determination of the person with a disability and avoiding a full guardianship. 

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