Transition and Guardianship Resources

Transition Resources
Transition Resources for Students with Vision Impairments -
Texas Workforce Commission -
Information for students and parents/guardians of Deaf/HH children -

Texas Project FIRST (Region 9 ESC):


Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism (Region 13 ESC):

Guardianship and Supported Decision Making Information

Disability Rights TexasSupported Decision Making Resources:

  • Supported Decision Making Made Easy
  • An Easy-to-Follow Guide on Supported Decision-Making Agreements
  • Sample Supported Decision-Making Agreement
  • The Right to Make Choices: A Supported Decision-Making Toolkit for People with Disabilities and Their Supporters


Minnesota Department of Human Services – Introduction and Guide to Supported Decision Making (You Tube)


Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities – Guardianship Alternatives


Texas Health & Human Services: Advance Directives – This resource explains the different legal documents that allow individuals to convey their decisions about end-of-life care ahead of time. Options to consider for adults with disabilities may include the Medical Power of Attorney and the Declaration for Mental Health Treatment.


Texas Guardianship Association


The Arc of Texas - Alternatives to Guardianship


The Legal Framework for the Child Centered Process - Adult Students and Transfer of Rights


Transition Coalition – Links to free webcasts and other resources related to Guardianship & Supported Decision Making


Resources for Accessibility