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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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Celebrating Siblings: the Burke Siblings

Ryan is one of five siblings including Meghan, Jessica, Shane, and Amy. Ryan also has two brothers-in-law: Chad and Chris. Ryan is 23 years old. He is the fourth youngest sibling of the five. Ryan loves ABBA, Broadway shows, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: Jaime, Andrew, and Melissa

Today’s installment of SibLibs is by Jaime McGeady. My sibling’s name is: Melissa My sibling is 33 years old My sibling’s job is: Server @ Smashburger & Server at Seabrook My sibling’s favorite food is:  Macaroni and Cheese My sibling … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar – Aging and I/DD: Planning for Growing Older (Second Presentation)

Aging and I/DD: Planning for Growing Older Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm―3:00 pm Eastern In this webinar hosted by The Arc’s Center for Future Planning, Dr. Kathie Bishop will review the aging process and discuss what successful aging … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: Amy and Kristy

Today’s installment of SibLibs is by Amy Staniszewski and Kristy Hartman Sib-Lib completed by Amy: My sibling’s name is: “Kristy” My sibling is (giggling) “I have no idea” years old My sibling’s job is: “Social worker! Not really, but feels like … Continue reading

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Celebrating Siblings: Emily and Peter

Today’s installment of SibLibs is by Emily Holl and her brother, Peter. My sibling’s name is: Emily My sibling is between mid-30s & mid-40s years old My sibling’s job is: Working with people with disabilities. My sibling’s favorite food is: … Continue reading

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