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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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April is Autism Month

In December 2007, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly designated April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day. Disability organizations around the nation now celebrate April as #AutismAwareness and #AutismAcceptance Month.  As part of this celebration, Liz Weintraub interviewed Ben Kaufman, … Continue reading

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Two Opportunities to Participate in Research Studies

Opportunity 1: Dear Community Members with Ties to People with IDD; I am Mary Ann Clute, MSW, LICSW, PhD. I am a social work educator, researcher and practitioner. I work with bereaved adults with IDD. “Intellectual disability is a disability … Continue reading

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Reason #7 to Attend the 2015 SLN Conference

There are 7 more weeks until the National SLN Conference on May 30-31 in Louisville, KY. Make sure you register so you don’t miss out on hearing from our second Keynote Speaker, Michelle “Sheli” Reynolds! Sheli is a passionate advocate … Continue reading

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Today is National Siblings Day!

Help Us Celebrate the Many Contributions Made by Brothers and Sisters of People with Disabilities by Sharing These Resources! National Organizations: The Sibling Leadership Network provides siblings with information, support, and tools they need to advocate with their brothers and … Continue reading

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SLN Board Member, Tom Fish, to Speak at ANCOR Conference

Tom Fish, SLN’s Chair of Support and Information, will be speaking at the upcoming ANCOR Conference.  The 2015 ANCOR Conference will be held May 3-5 in Arlington, VA.  At the conference, they will be educating people on the new CMS … Continue reading

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