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Spotlight on Sibling Leadership Network State Chapters

We’re always proud to see our state chapters sharing the sibling perspective in the news! A recent article about siblings with intellectual and developmental disabilities traces the history of the role siblings played in landmark disability rights legislation and highlights … Continue reading

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Siblings Represented at the Contra Costa, California Women’s March

From the CaliforniaSibs Executive Committee: Saturday, January 20th marked the 2nd Annual Women’s March, and Sibs had a voice this year, thanks to participation at the Contra Costa event in Northern California. Julie Payne-Neward, President & Co-Founder of the California … Continue reading

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SLN Digital Communications Manager Emily Ladau Recognized for Advocacy Achievements

Emily Ladau, who has served as the SLN’s Digital Communications Manager since 2015, has recently been recognized for her disability-focused advocacy work. In early January, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announced that Emily is a recipient of … Continue reading

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NPR Continues Coverage of Sexual Assaults Against People with Intellectual Disabilities

NPR investigated sexual assaults against people with intellectual disabilities, and they are covering it in a series. In one of the installments, siblings share the impact of sexual assault and the investigations that ensued. Julie Neward, who co-founded the California … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from 2018 Board Chair Sara Hansen

SLN members and friends, welcome and glad tidings for 2018 and beyond! With a new year comes a new configuration for the Board of Directors as well as the Executive Committee at the Sibling Leadership Network. We heartily welcome Lindsay … Continue reading

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