What does the supported decision making agreement do?
In supported decision making, the adult with a disability may allow his or her supporter to:
- Help gather information needed for a life decision
- Support the decision-making process by helping the adult evaluate and understand the options and consequences, and
- Communicate that decision to other parties.
The agreement may be established for one specific decision or for many decisions. The agreement may be customized to fit the situation as long as it is substantially similar to the statutory form.