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Sibling Leadership Network Connects Texas Resident in Need of Assistance After Hurricane Harvey with Assistance

We often feel helpless in the face of disasters and tragedies. We would like to share the story of how one resourceful and thoughtful sibling helped make a true difference. Recently, SLN shared information on supporting people with disabilities impacted by … Continue reading

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Sibling Leadership Network Honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2017

This October, the Sibling Leadership Network is honoring National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), “the purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many … Continue reading

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Announcing 2017 SLN Executive Committee Elections!

Dear Sibling Leadership Network Membership, It is time for our SLN Executive Committee Elections! This year we are accepting nominations for the following position: SLN Vice-Chair. A description of the position is below: SLN Vice-Chair (elected position) The SLN Vice Chair … Continue reading

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New Guidance from Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on ABLE Accounts

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance to State Medicaid Directors regarding the “Implications of the ABLE Act for State Medicaid Programs.” The guidance acts to reinforce the language, spirit and congressional intent of the ABLE Act … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey: Supporting People with Disabilities

The Sibling Leadership Network is deeply concerned about the people in Texas impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.  We hold in our thought the individuals and families who have been impacted by the hurricane.  Disability advocates from across the … Continue reading

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