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March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Supporting People Through Supported Decision Making

Join Achieva’s upcoming webinar, “Supporting People Through Supported Decision Making,” led by Kelly Darr, Legal Director of Disability Rights PA. They’ll explore key aspects of decision-making support, uncover myths about guardianship, discover alternative approaches, and understand the implications of the new Guardianship law, Act 61.

Key Highlights:

  • Supported Decision Making:
    • Unveiling principles empowering individuals in their decision-making journey.
  • Myths about Guardianship:
    • Dispelling common misconceptions for informed and autonomous decision making.
  • Alternatives to Guardianship:
    • Discussing successful models respecting individual autonomy.
  • Act 61 Insights:
    • Overview of key provisions and impacts on guardianship practices.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Kelly Darr, a leading expert in the field. More information on Achieva’s website


Speaker Bio: Kelly Darr is the Legal Director of Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP). She manages the legal and program staff of DRP, including its work through systemic litigation, the provision of short-term representation to clients through DRP’s intake system, and investigation and monitoring of conditions in facilities and other locations where individuals with disabilities receive services across Pennsylvania. She has represented clients in a wide variety of disability rights cases, including education, Medicaid, and
disability discrimination. Prior to joining DRP in 2009, she represented children with disabilities at the Education Law Center. After graduating from law school at the University of Pennsylvania, she clerked for Judge Reed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Date:
March 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.achieva.info/events/supporting-people-through-supported-decision-making

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https://www.achieva.info/events/supporting-people-through-supported-decision-making

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