Category Archives: Sib Stories

Stories and narratives from siblings.

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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Celebrating National Siblings Day: A Reflection on Being a Sib

I am so very thankful to be a sib! Although sibship comes with challenges, heartaches, as well as fabulousness, I feel like I am who I am due to this one integral facet of my life. Who would I be … Continue reading

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Sibling Love and Support, Even at a Distance: Kristina and Kevin’s Story

by Kristina Majewski When I ask my brother Kevin what is important to him, his answer fluctuates from “my iPad” to the “the people in my life.” Over the years, as I have moved away from home, Kevin has expressed … Continue reading

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A Strong Sibling Bond: Amy and Emily’s Story

by Amy Halm I love Thanksgiving because it provides the opportunity for me to look around the table and be grateful for each and every family member.  This is a special Thanksgiving for me because for the first time in … Continue reading

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Sibling Opens Shop to Help People with Disabilities Gain Financial Independence

We love this sibling story featured in USA Today! Ryan, whose sister, Nicole, has Down syndrome, opened a consignment shop to help people with developmental disabilities gain financial independence. Check out the video: Shop owner helps people with disabilities gain independence.

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