Guardianship: is when a person appointed by a court to make decisions about the personal well-being of an incapacitated adult. Some areas of well-being include residence, health care, nutrition, education, and personal care. The individual who is incapacitated is called a “protected person.”

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When do I want support worksheet?: You can use the information in this form to help you decide the type of support the youth needs.

Guardianship of Adult Children with Disabilities: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents: This guide provides resources, tips  and tools about the process to obtain guardianship, including information about full guardianship, partial guardianship and emergency guardianship.

Utah Parent Center: Guardianship: This webpage provides options to consider and questions to ask when considering guardianship.