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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.

Disability Resource Spotlight: Voter Registration Drive Toolkit

As we honor President’s Day, remember the importance of getting out there to vote! If you’re working to ensure that voters with disabilities in you area are registered to vote, this Voter Registration Drive Kit from Election Tools is a helpful … Continue reading

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SiblingResources.org Announces New Free Online Courses

SiblingResources.org is thrilled to announce the launch of two free, online self-paced courses to provide information and resources about the experiences of siblings of people with disabilities. One course is for siblings of adults with disabilities and the other is written for service … Continue reading

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Celebrating Sibling Love on Valentine’s Day!

Here at the Sibling Leadership Network, we’re all about celebrating the bond between siblings. And what better time to share a little sib love than Valentine’s Day? We asked members of our board and committees to share why they love … Continue reading

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A Sibling Reflects on Why We Should Never Use the “R-Word”

Meghan Hussey, a member of our Diversity & Social Justice Committee, recently wrote a powerful piece on spreading the word to end the “r-word.” “Words get their power by how they are used in a culture,” Meghan writes. “In our … Continue reading

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Calling for a Disability-Inclusive Approach to Paid Leave

February marks the 25th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). A recent op-ed in The Hill, calls upon policymakers to take a disability-inclusive approach to paid leave policies. Read more: From family leave to inclusive paid leave — the … Continue reading

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