Category Archives: General

Washington Post Article Highlights Experiences of Siblings of People with Disabilities

An article in the Washington Post highlights the experience of siblings of people with disabilities. According to Documentary filmmaker Rachel Feichter, “there is a lack of information regarding the full experience of having a sibling with special needs.” Read the article … Continue reading

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Webinar on April 19 – Transitioning Roles from Aging Parents to Siblings of People with I/DD

Transitioning Roles from Aging Parents to Siblings of People with I/DD April 19, 2017 4:00 – 5:00 PM EST Content Overview: As parents of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities age, siblings may become the main caregivers. In this webinar, … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to Register for Free 2017 Webinars and Sibchats!

SiblingResources.org has been launched through an exciting collaboration between Yang-Tan Institute of Cornell University, The Sibling Leadership Network, and SibsNY. Through a grant from NYSDDPC, we are building the community for adult siblings of individuals with disabilities in NY. Please visit this website … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes from the Executive Director of the Sibling Leadership Network

Dear Sibling Leadership Network members and supporters: Happy Holidays to you and your families.  The holiday season is often focused on family—it can be a mix of love and support, frustration and pain, and remembrance of those that we have … Continue reading

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Blog Post from The Arc on Moving to a New State

In a blog post for The Arc, Wendy H. Sheinberg, CELA shares key advice about moving to a new state for family members of people with disabilities. “It pays,” she writes, “to do plenty of upfront research and to construct a “safety … Continue reading

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