Don Meyer to present at Sibling Day at the YAI Conference in NYC, May 3
Don Meyer, Director of the Sibling Support Project, will present at the YAI International Conference on May 3 in New York City. Don’s presentation, “Brothers and Sisters of People with Special Needs: Unique Concerns, Unique Opportunities,” will be the centerpiece of a day of sessions devoted to the siblings of people with disabilities.
Other sessions for siblings include:
- Sharing the Sibling Experience: 10 Things Parents and Professionals Should Know: A panel of siblings of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will share ideas on how to strengthen partnerships with parents and professionals to help ensure the well-being of people with IDD throughout the lifespan.
- The Family Love Letter: Preparing a Family Estate Planning Kit: Stuart Flaum, Managing Director, Special Needs Family Planning at AXA Advisors LLC, will present an easy way to understand and engage in family planning. This holistic approach empowers families to be organized and prepared for the future well being of individuals with disabilities and their loved ones.
To register, visit yai.org/conference.
The day will end with a fun dinner where siblings can connect. For more information and to RSVP, visit http://www.meetup.com/sibsNY/events/51389542/.