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It’s Time to REV UP the Disability Vote

Tomorrow is Election Day, and that means it’s more important than ever to get out the disability vote. Check out the resources provided by the American Association of People with Disabilities and… REV UP the Disability Vote!

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the SLN at the 2017 Conference!

Is the next Sibling Leadership Network National Conference on your calendar? It’s taking place on June 24 & 25, 2017 in Hartford, Connecticut. We’re excited to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SLN at the conference! Stay tuned for more details as the … Continue reading

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First Sibling Ambassadors Program a Success!

The Sibling Leadership Network is thrilled to share the success of the first ever Sibling Ambassadors Program!   The Sibling Ambassadors Program is a leadership training program for adult siblings of people with disabilities.  The purpose of the program is to develop and … Continue reading

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ABC’s New Television Show Speechless Created By a Sib

The new ABC comedy Speechless premiered last week to overwhelming support from the disability community. The show features a character with a disability and his family navigating their daily lives. According to an article by David Perry in The Atlantic, … Continue reading

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“Pieces: My Sister, Her Autism, and Me” – A Book by Sibling Jacqueline Moreno

Jaqueline and Jessica Moreno are sisters born less than two years apart who have developed a truly extraordinary relationship. At two years old, Jessica was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder as “nonverbal” and “low-functioning,” shaking their family’s world and changing … Continue reading

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