2014 Disability Policy Seminar

 

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Register now for the 2014 Disability Policy Seminar! 

 

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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 Awareness Month!

The SLN celebrates April as Autism Awareness Month by sharing some great resources.  Autism NOW: National Autism Resource & Information Center is an initiative of The Arc.  There is a wealth of information and resources for people with autism and … Continue reading

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A Sibling’s Experience at the Disability Policy Seminar

By Angelica Davila, a family discipline trainee for the Illinois LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Related Disabilities)  I was part of the Disability Policy Seminar in Washington D.C. this year. Like my fellow LEND trainees, this was my first year attending the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Sibs meet with Congressman

On March 18th, members of Fox Valley Sibling Support Network (FVSSN), the Wisconsin sibling chapter of the SLN, held a Listening Session for siblings and their families to sit down with Congressman Reid Ribble.  Siblings and their families shared their stories, their … Continue reading

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Today is National Siblings Day!

April 10th is National Siblings Day.  The SLN celebrates what being a sibling is all about–the good times, the bad times and everything in between. Check out the stories we’ve collected from you that show what the sibling movement values: people … Continue reading

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What Policies Are Important to Siblings?

Check out these resources provided by the Disability Policy Seminar, as well as the resources on the SLN website, including the updated SLN Sibling Policy Brief. Today, we’re headed to Capitol Hill to advocate for issues important to siblings of … Continue reading

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