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Public Forum: Decision-Making Rights for People with Disabilities Thursday, June 8

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  • seeks to end all new civil commitment for people with intellectual disabilities;
  • provides an opportunity for people currently committed to end court oversight;
  • recognizes supported decision-making as a less restrictive alternative to guardianship; and
  • enables people with disabilities to make as many choices as they can about their own lives.

To request reasonable accommodations, contact Jestina Heroe at
(202) 730-1586 or [email protected] Learn more about the bill at:


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