Are you turning 18 or a young adult with a disability and wondering what to do next? The disAbility Law Center of Virginia (dLCV) invites you to come explore your options as adults!
How to Decide Who Decides When I Can’t Decide
Glossary of Decision-Making Terms
Advance Directives Fact Sheets and Forms
This section provides information about Advance Directive resources for people with disabilities.
- Advance Directive information for Parents & Guardians of Transition Age Youth
- Using an Advance Directive as A Powerful Tool for Mental Health Recovery
- Information about Advance Directives in Virginia
- Do-It-Yourself Power of Attorney (PDF Version)
- Do-It-Yourself Power of Attorney Form (DOC) [Spanish Version]
If you need assistance in completing your advance directive, there may be a trained facilitator in your area.
Advance Directive Toolkit
Ulysses Clause: What Is It and Why Would I Want It?
Information on Financial Power of Attorney
Educational Power of Attorney (Transfer of Rights)
Advance Health Care Directive Copies List
Alternatives to Guardianship // Advocate For Your Rights
There is stigma and humiliation involved when a person is declared incapacitated. And most important: It is often unnecessary.
Advance Directives // Advocate For Your Rights
Do you know the difference between an Advance Directive and a Power of Attorney?
Power of Attorney // Advocate For Your Rights
A Power of Attorney is a legal document where you give someone the authority to act for you…Learn more about a Power of Attorney.
Ulysses Clause // Advocate For Your Rights
Medical Directives // Advocate For Your Rights
Advance Directive: Sandra’s Story
Watch Sandra’s story about how her Advance Directive changed her life. Read the video transcript.