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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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Future Planning: I’m a Sibling – Where Do I Start?

You might be thinking – how do I help my brother or sister with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) plan for the future?  Where do we start? Developing a future plan can be challenging for many families. It is … Continue reading

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Upcoming SibTips Webinar: Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Future Planning

The Arc will be hosting a SibTips Webinar on Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Future Planning August 11, 2015 2:00-3:00 pm EST Presenters: Cynthia R. Haddad Alex Nadworny To learn more about the webinar and to register, click here: SibTips … Continue reading

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Making Our Case at the NYSARC Guardianship Symposium

by Kitty Porterfield There were so many reasons to accept the gracious invitation from NYSARC, Inc., the New York chapter of The Arc, to present a workshop about siblings at their annual Guardianship Training Symposium in Sarasota Springs, NY.  These … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

The SLN is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark legislation, signed into law on July 26, 1990, has impacted our brothers and sisters with disabilities and our families. Here are a … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: “Being With” People with I/DD Experiencing Grief and Loss

The Arc will be hosting a webinar on “Being With” People with I/DD Experiencing Grief and Loss July 29, 2015 2:00-3:00 pm EST “Loss is an unavoidable part of living, and grief is the process that helps us heal from … Continue reading

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