Category Archives: Sibs in the News

Sibling Leadership Network news.

Young Girl’s Sibling with Autism Inspires Her to Create App

Eashana Subramanian, a 12-year-old young girl, created AutBuddy, an app for people with autism. She was inspired by her younger sister, Meghana, who often needs assistance in maintaining her routine. AutBuddy, which won the 2016 Verizon App Challenge, helps children on the … Continue reading

Posted in Sibs in the News | Comments Off on Young Girl’s Sibling with Autism Inspires Her to Create App

Actress and Sibling Glenn Close on Eliminating Stigma Against Mental Health Disabilities

Did you know that renowned actress Glenn Close is a sibling of person with bipolar disorder, and that she herself has been diagnosed with depression? Close is a dedicated activist against mental health stereotypes and founder of the organization Bring … Continue reading

Posted in Sib Stories, Sibs in the News | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“Eli Comes to America” – a News Feature on Parents and Siblings with Disabilities

Kara, Adam, Hannah, and Eli Ayers’s story is a unique one worth sharing. Kara and Adam, who both have a type of dwarfism called osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) chose to have children, conceiving their daughter, Hannah, naturally. They later chose to adopt … Continue reading

Posted in Sibs in the News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on “Eli Comes to America” – a News Feature on Parents and Siblings with Disabilities

NPR Article on Acceptance Between Siblings

Michelle Kreifels has an intellectual disability. Her brother, Patrick, is gay. At first, Michelle did not accept this. But together, they have grown to love, accept, and embrace one another exactly as they are. Read this beautiful sibling story and … Continue reading

Posted in Sib Stories, Sibs in the News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on NPR Article on Acceptance Between Siblings

Announcing: National Siblings Day!

Breaking News … National Siblings Day is nearly here! On Wednesday April 10, we’ll celebrate our brothers and sisters. Why? Because even though they stole the television remote right out from under you, you can’t imagine yourself without them. They … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Sibs in the News | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments