Sibling Day at the YAI Conference
May 5, 2011
Don’t miss an entire day of sessions devoted to important topics for siblings of people with developmental disabilities:
Wills, Trusts and Guardianship: What Every Family Member of a Person with a Disability Should Know about Future Care Planning
Roberta Koenigsberg, Esq., Sr. Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at YAI, moderates a panel of experts. (Session #89)
Financial Strategies to Protect Your Family Member with a Disability
Roberta Koenigsberg, Esq., Sr. Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at YAI, moderates a panel of experts. (Session #94)
What Siblings Want Service Providers and Parents to Know
Emily Holl, YAI Network; Katie Arnold, University of Illinois, Chicago; John Kramer, Ph.D., Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass; Delilah Brewer-Picart, YAI, and their siblings share needs, concerns and ideas for a bright future. (Session #99)
Sibling Days: Repeated Opportunities for Interactions by Siblings of Students with Autism
Ann Roberts, Ph.D. and Heather Katz, M.Ed., Boston Higashi School describe a Sibling Day Program for children who have brothers and sisters on the autism spectrum. (Session #105)
Sex and the City for Sibs: How Having a Sibling with a Disability Impacts Choices in Love, Relationships and Starting Families
Siblings Emily Holl, YAI Network; Clare Ferramosca, MS.Ed, BCBA; Mark H. Goldberg, J.D. and Connie Murray, sibsNY, share stories of romance, roadblocks, heartbreak and happiness in the eternal search for long-lasting love. (Session #111)
The conference will take place at the Hilton New York. To learn more about the conference and to register, visit yai.org/conference, or contact Tina Sobel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The day will end with a special dinner for siblings to connect and share stories. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Emily Holl at email@example.com.