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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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Fifth National SLN Conference A Success

The SLN’s fifth national conference, held May 30-31 in Louisville, KY, was a huge success! We welcomed 110 attendees from 24 states,  as well as Ireland, Israel, and Taiwan.   Participants spent the weekend learning from national leaders in the sibling movement and forming strong connections … Continue reading

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NPR Article on Acceptance Between Siblings

Michelle Kreifels has an intellectual disability. Her brother, Patrick, is gay. At first, Michelle did not accept this. But together, they have grown to love, accept, and embrace one another exactly as they are. Read this beautiful sibling story and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Changing Nature of Family Caregiving: New Research and Policy Implications

The National Council on Aging will be hosting a webinar on the Changing Nature of Family Caregiving: New Research and Policy Implications. June 30, 2015 2:00-3:30 EST “This webinar will present findings from three recent studies on family caregiving. A … Continue reading

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SLN’s Ohio SIBS Chapter Hires New Executive Director

Ohio Special Initiatives by Brothers and Sisters (Ohio SIBS) has recently announced that Roberta “Bobbi” Montenegro has joined the organization as their new executive director. Bobbi began her service with Ohio SIBS in May. Bobbi brings a wealth of experience … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Supported Decision-Making and the ABLE Act, “Achieving Better Life Experience”

The National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making will be hosting Part III of their webinar series: The Next Generation of Freedom and Self-Determination: Moving Support Decision-Making from Theory to Practice. June 17, 2015 1:00pm-2:30pm EST “The Achieving Better Life Experience … Continue reading

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