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The mission of the Sibling Leadership Network is to provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families.
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A new research brief published by the Family Support Research and Training Center at the UIC Institute on Disability and Human Development highlights the sibling role in long-term care for their family member with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The brief, … Continue reading
SiblingResources.org has been launched through an exciting collaboration between Yang-Tan Institute of Cornell University, The Sibling Leadership Network, and SibsNY. Through a grant from NYSDDPC, we are building the community for adult siblings of individuals with disabilities in NY. Click here to … Continue reading
Sibling Leadership Network’s Digital Communications Manager, Emily Ladau, recently collaborated with the Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities (CEED) project to develop a 2016 Disability Holiday Gift Guide featuring entrepreneurs with disabilities. Support disability-owned small businesses by doing your holiday … Continue reading
Are you a sibling of a person with a disability or a sibling supporter who will be attending the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) conference? AUCD is a membership organization that supports and promotes a national network of … Continue reading
by Kristina Majewski When I ask my brother Kevin what is important to him, his answer fluctuates from “my iPad” to the “the people in my life.” Over the years, as I have moved away from home, Kevin has expressed … Continue reading