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Category Archives: Sib Stories
Kaya Cosgrove is an eloquent 10-year-old young lady and the sister of two brothers who have autism. She serves as a member of the children’s advisory council at Holland Bloorview Kid’s Rehabilitation Hospital, and shared her experiences in an interview … Continue reading
My sister was born – with physical and developmental disabilities – just 45 days before the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990. The ADA took effect as we were growing up. The ADA, along with … Continue reading
by Liz Weintraub, Sibling Leadership Network member I have 3 sisters and I am the youngest and I am the only person with a disability. Mom and dad taught us how to be very close. They never wanted us to … Continue reading
Election season is upon us, and the Sibling Leadership Network needs your help to spread the word about the importance of the disability vote. We are collecting stories on siblings and voting. If you have supported your brother or sister … Continue reading
What do self-advocates think about family support? How do their family members best support them, and what we can do to improve family support? The SLN partnered with the Family Support Research and Training Center at University of Illinois at … Continue reading