Rethinking Guardianship Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination

Rethinking Please join us for 'Rethinking Guardianship Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination' with Dohn Hoyle of The Arc Michigan TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019 from Noon to 3 p.m. at PERE MARQUETTE DISTRICT LIBRARY (LLB in the lower level), 185 E. 4th Street in Clare. Sign-in opens at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served.

This workshop covers guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians, and alternatives to guardianship.

- What are alternatives to guardianship?
- What is power of attorney?
- How can medical and financial decisions be handled?
- What is self-determination?
- What is supported decision making?
- How can we best support students as they transition to adulthood?

Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members.

RSVP by May 1 with Tiffany Guthrie at 567.938.0198 or or register online at

Please note: To be good stewards of our funding resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event. If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.

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