Support refers to the spectrum of informal and formal arrangements or services of varying types and intensities, provided by the State, private entities, or communities, aimed at assisting a service user in the exercise of his or her legal capacity or rights, including: community services; personal assistants and ombudsmen; powers of attorney and other legal and personal planning tools; peer support; support for self-advocacy; nonformal community caregiver networks; dialogue systems; alternate communication methods, such as nonverbal, sign, augmentative, and manual communication; and the use of assistive devices and technology. (Sec. 4(u), R.A. No. 11036)