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To Conserve or Not to Conserve

Should you have your child conserved?  This is a question facing many of our families. Matrix does not take a position on this issue, it is a decision that all families of a child with significant disabilities will have to determine based on their own circumstances. It is also the subject of much controversy within the disability rights community.  But if you’d like to see information about alternate approaches and arguments on their behalf, see the following:

Guardianship: Clashing Views from Self-Advocates and Family Leaders  https://aucdpolicytalk.org/2019/10/25/guardianship-clashing-views-from-self-advocates-and-family-leaders/

National Center for Supported Decision-Making (this website also links to laws on conservatorship and guardianship in CA and in other states)

http://www.supporteddecisionmaking.org/