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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.

A Brief History of the Sibling Movement

These are remarks given by Don Meyer (director of the Sibling Support Project) on June 24, 2017 in Hartford, Connecticut during a toast to the tenth anniversary of the Sibling Leadership Network. I have been asked to share a few … Continue reading

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SLN Participates in Empowering Sibling Symposium

Recently, the SLN was invited to be part of the Sibling Symposium coordinated by Siblings with a Mission, held at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Nathan Grant, President and Founder of Siblings with a Mission, gave the SLN an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Call for Participants in Study on Experience of Siblings of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Do You Have a Sibling on the Autism Spectrum? My name is Katelyn Selver and I am a fourth year doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Strategies for Professionals to Work with Siblings of Individuals with I/DD

The Arc of the United States and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities present the following Research to Practice webinar: Strategies for Professionals to Work with Siblings of Individuals with I/DD Thursday, August 10, 2017 4:00pm EDT Register … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 2017 Sibling Leadership Network Conference

The results are in…this year’s Sibling Leadership Network Conference was a resounding success! Here’s what just some of our 125 attendees had to say: “This conference has been life changing for us! We learned new coping mechanisms, support opportunities, disability … Continue reading

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