Category Archives: Resources

Great Holiday Gift Idea: The Sibling Survival Guide

If you’re a sibling of a person with a disability on the lookout for helpful guidance and information, look no further than The Sibling Survival Guide! Edited by Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) members and packed with contributions from SLN members, this book is makes a … Continue reading

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Support Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Through Your Holiday Shopping

  Sibling Leadership Network’s Digital Communications Manager, Emily Ladau, recently collaborated with the Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities (CEED) project to develop a 2017 Disability Holiday Gift Guide featuring entrepreneurs with disabilities. Support disability-owned small businesses by doing your … Continue reading

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Disability Resource Spotlight: Communication Supports Toolkit

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) recently released “Everybody Communicates: Toolkit for Accessing Communication Assessments, Funding, and Accommodations.” In the toolkit, you’ll learn: how to find the communication supports you or a loved one need; how to get them paid for; how … Continue reading

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Disability Resource Spotlight – Recorded Webinar from The Arc on Aging and I/DD: Planning for Growing Older

The Arc’s Center for Future Planning recently hosted a webinar during which Dr. Kathie Bishop reviewed the aging process and discuss what successful aging looks like for people with I/DD. She addressed planning and skill-building to support people with complex medical … Continue reading

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SLN Videos Provide Insight into Family Support and Sibling Perspectives

Please check out these great videos that were supported through the Family Support Resource and Training Center (FSRTC) www.fsrtc.ahslabs.uic.edu Family Supports: Voices of People with Disabilities Improving Family Support: Ideas from People with Disabilities Gaining Insights: Amira’s Story Liz’s Sibling Stance

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