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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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Book Your Room Now for the 2015 Disability Policy Seminar!

Time is running out to secure a room at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel.  Take advantage and get the best rates by booking your room before March 11th. If this is your first time at DPS, you can find … Continue reading

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National Sibling Survey

The Sibling Leadership Network is conducting an online survey about the support needs of siblings with disabilities. Please share your perspective as a sibling through the survey.  Also, feel free to encourage your other siblings and family members to complete the survey … Continue reading

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Webinar on ID/D and Dementia: Experiences of a Sibling & Promising Practices

Check out this upcoming webinar on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Dementia: Experiences of a Family Advocate and Promising Practices.  This webinar will provide participants with information on personal experiences, advocacy efforts, and helpful practices for people with intellectual and … Continue reading

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Day of Mourning remembers disabled people killed by family members or caregivers

The Sibling Leadership Network promotes March 1st as a Day of Mourning to remember disabled victims of filicide–disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. For the last four years, ASAN, ADAPT, Not Dead Yet, the National Council on … Continue reading

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ABLE Act: Learn About the Next Steps for your State

In December 2014, Congress passed the ABLE Act and President Obama signed it into law. This new law allows families and individuals with disabilities to save money for qualified disability-related expenses while maintaining access to Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid. … Continue reading

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