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"Celebrating the Sibling Voice"
When: June 24-25, 2017
Where: Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT
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Attention Connecticut Siblings! Scholarships to attend the Sibling Leadership Network National Conference in Hartford, CT are being provided through the generous support of the Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities (CTCDD). Please submit your scholarship applications soon! Recipients of the scholarship will be selected … Continue reading
Supported Decision-Making: Planning for Medical Decision-Making May 17, 2017 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST “Because medical decisions often need to be made in stressful situations, involve complex information, and require weighing of significant risk, planning is important. There are many … Continue reading
Each year, siblings of people with disabilities in attendance at the Disability Policy Seminar are invited to attend a breakfast to network with other sibs. This year’s breakfast was a big success, with lots of new and familiar faces joining … Continue reading
Today, March 21, 2017, is the annual observance of World Down Syndrome Day. This year’s theme is “My Voice, My Community,” focusing on the benefits of inclusive environments for today’s children and tomorrow’s adults. Share your support on social media using … Continue reading
Woody’s Order: “When, a nonverbal, highly intelligent, 8 year old with cerebral palsy realizes that something might one day happened to his parents, he ‘orders’ backup. Woody always plans ahead. His sister Ann, heeding the call for her magical birth, embarks on … Continue reading