Forwarded on behalf of Don Meyer and the Sibling Leadership Network:
Since last year's meeting in DC, members of the Sibling Leadership Network
have been hard at work on position papers addressing Research, Policy and
Advocacy, and Services and Supports. Please download and read the final
drafts of the White Papers by visiting this link:
http://www.siblingsupport.org/sln-white-paper-final-draft.pdf or by
visiting the Sibling Support Project's homepage at
We'll discuss these White Papers during November's historic Sibling
Leadership Network meeting in Columbus. You can download the conference
http://www.siblingsupport.org/about/2008-sln-brochure.pdf or by visiting
the Sibling Support Project's homepage at http://www.siblingsupport.org
We hope to see you in Columbus!
The SLN Meeting in Columbus will be hosted by the Nisonger Center at The
Ohio State University; Rehabilitation Research and Training Center of
Lifespan Health and Function and I/DD; The Sibling Support Project; and the
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
PS-Please forward this to others interested in sibling issues!
Director, Sibling Support Project
A Kindering Center program
6512 23rd Ave NW, #213
Seattle, WA 98117
206-297-6368; Fax: 206-297-1473
Sibling Support Project website: http://www.siblingsupport.org
Sibling Support Project online training calendar:
Our brothers, Our sisters, Ourselves
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 15:35
The Sibling Leadership Network
What Kind of Advocacy Do Americans with Disabilities Really Need?
Thu, 18 Sep 2008 –
s-with.html> AUCD Legislative News In Brief
Tue, 16 Sep 2008 –
ml> Sibling Leadership Network 2008 Conference Update
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 –
Recent Interesting Sibling Links
bookmarks posted by jkrame3
ICI – Institute for Community Inclusion – promoting the inclusion of people
"Where's Molly?" Jeff Daly asked his parents one gray spring afternoon in
1957. The six-year-old Jeff stood staring at the empty chair where his
little sister usually sat. After a brief silence, Jeff's father answered,
"Molly's not here anymore, but she's fine. It's nothing for you to worry
about. Forget it and eat your supper." Over the next several months, when
Jeff persisted in asking, "Where's Molly?" he was sent to his room. "She
lives somewhere else now and she's happy," his mother firmly told him.
"You're not to talk about this anymore." Jeff eventually stopped asking
about Molly, but deep down never forgot her.
Autistic Kids: The Sibling Problem – TIME