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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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Learn More about Bullying

Back-to-School season is a good time to think about bullying. Children with disabilities are too often bullied. Their siblings may try to protect them from bullies, or may be the target of bullies themselves.  Kid rapper and internet sensation Matty … Continue reading

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Financial Planning Workshop Held by Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS)

Through the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS),  the TN chapter of the Sibling Leadership Network, is offering a futures planning session focusing on both the legal and financial aspects of planning for an individual with special … Continue reading

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SLN Signs on to a Solidarity Statement in Observing Suicide Prevention Month

September is suicide prevention month, and the disability, aging, and veterans communities are among the most likely populations to end their lives and feel pressure to do so. In an effort to re-appropriate conversations about quality of life and to … Continue reading

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Recruiting for Research Project – Longitudinal Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disability Study (LHIDDS)

This project, which is led by Drs. Kelly Hsieh and Sandra Magaña, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, aims to engage adults (aged 18 and older) with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, caregivers, or workers – especially … Continue reading

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The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation’s Public Policy Fellowship Program

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals, and/or persons experiencing disability and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people … Continue reading

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