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Congress Just Passed a Tax Bill. Here’s What it Means for People with Disabilities.

Early in the morning of December 2, the Senate passed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act by a vote of 51-49. It is different than the bill passed by the House, so the House must now vote on the bill. … Continue reading

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Call for advocates with I/DD to apply for advisory board for national partnership for mental health for young adults

My name is Jessica Kramer, and I am from Boston University. I am working with The Arc of the United States. Along with Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) and Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), we want to form a national … Continue reading

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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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