Senate Bill 748 revised TEC 29.011, TEC 29.0112 and TEC 29.017 to reflect the supported decision-making agreements available under Chapter 1357 of the Estates Code. As part of transition planning, schools will be required to provide information and resources on supported decision-making agreements.
For help in understanding and sharing information about alternatives to guardianship (including supported decision-making), check out these resources:
- Supported Decision-Making Toolkit from Disability Rights Texas
- Guardianship Alternatives from Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
- Alternatives to Guardianship from The Arc of Texas
For more information, contact the Secondary Transition/Post-School Results specialist at your ESC. For districts in Region 13, the contact is Elizabeth.Danner@esc13.txed.net