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Make Decisions Real

Make Decisions Real is co-designed and led by people with an intellectual disability. It will help people with an intellectual disability and their supporters learn about supported decision making.  

Supported Decision Making pilot workshop

One person supporting another person

These workshops are open to:

  • people with intellectual disability
  • their decision supporters.

A decision supporter is someone you trust who supports you to make your own decisions.

Date March 1 and 2

The next workshop is on:

  • Tuesday 1st March 2022 and
  • Wednesday 2nd March 2022.
Zoom Meeting

It will be held online on Zoom.

It is open to anyone in Australia.

Date Tuesday Wednesday

The workshop is over two days.

You would need to attend both days of the workshop.

Click on the link to register so you don’t miss out.


Supported decision making is about helping people with a disability make their own decisions with the right support.  

There have been many supported decision making projects in Australia, but very few led by people with an intellectual disability.  

The Make Decisions Real project aims to:  

  • increase the knowledge and skills of people with an intellectual disability and their supporters about decision making  
  • increase peoples’ confidence in making their own decisions 
  • give people greater choice, opportunities and independence. 

Make Decisions Real is a 3-year project. It was funded by the NDIA through an Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant and will run until 2023.  

What we are doing 

  • Evaluating existing supported decision-making resources across Australia to identify gaps  
  • Co-designing supported decision-making resources and workshops with people with an intellectual disability  
  • “I make my own decisions” art competition for people with an intellectual disability to contribute artworks for the project’s resources 
  • Making videos about people with intellectual disability doing supported decision making 
  • Running online and face-face workshops about supported decision making for and by people with an intellectual disability (November 2021 – March 2022).

Find out more 

Check out our Supported Decision Making workshop flyer to learn more about our workshops.

We will publish updates about our workshops and resources here and on our Facebook page

For more information email Project Coordinator, Emma Softly at [email protected] 

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