GRSDM Policy Supporters

The Guardianship Reform and Supported Decision Making (GRSDM) Work Group has engaged in a collaborative effort to address concerns about the guardianship system in Texas. GRSDM recognizes that guardianship may be warranted in certain circumstances but should be a last resort when less restrictive alternatives are available. The following groups supports the principles found in the seven proposals for guardianship reform and alternatives, including supported decision-making. If you wish to add your group send an email to bob.adapt@sbcglobal.net.

AARP
ADAPT of Texas
The Arc of Texas
Autistic Self-Advocate Network
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Disability Rights Texas
Down Syndrome Associations of Central Texas
Ed Hammer, Ph.D., Texas Tech Health Science Center at Amarillo
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Mental Health America of Texas
National Association of Social Workers – Texas
Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
Texas Advocates
Texas Association of Centers for Independent Living
Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
Texas Parent to Parent