From Provisions to Practice: Implementing The Convention

Published: October 2013


With supported decision-making, the presumption is always in favour of the person with a disability who will be affected by the decision. The individual is the decision maker; the support person(s) explain(s) the issues, when necessary, and interpret(s) the signs and preferences of the individual.

Authors: Andrew Byrnes (University of New South Wales, Australia), Alex Conte (University of Southampton, United Kingdom), Jean-Pierre Gonnot (UN-DESA), Linda Larsson (UN-DESA), Thomas Schindlmayr (UN-DESA), Nicola Shepherd (UN-DESA), Simon Walker (OHCHR), and Adriana Zarraluqui (OHCHR).
Organisation: United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs Disability


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