SLN Committees

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To get involved with any of the Sibling Leadership Network Committees, contact them via email, which you’ll find listed below.

Research Committee: Increase awareness of including siblings of people with disabilities in research. The Research Committee is responsible for:

  • Compiling, synthesizing, and disseminating research on siblings of people with disabilities
  •  Identifying research gaps and advocating to increase the amount and quality of research on siblings of people with disabilities
  • Managing research content on SLN website
  • Developing a best-practice guide for research on siblings of people with disabilities

Email: research.inquiries@siblingleadership.org

Support & Information: Increase awareness of services and supports for siblings of people with disabilities across the Lifespan. The Support & Information Committee is responsible for:

  • Advocating for increased and enhanced services and supports for siblings of people with disabilities, especially in regards to the discrepancies between states and their service systems
  • Compiling and disseminating information on current services and supports that include and target siblings
  • Managing services and supports content on SLN website

Email: support.inquiries@siblingleadership.org

Policy and Advocacy: Make policy recommendations to the SLN Board and coordinate local and chapter advocacy efforts. The Policy and Advocacy Committee is responsible for:

  • Working with Communications and Network Development Chairs to communicate sibling policy and advocacy efforts among the SLN and the wider community
  • Encouraging a forum for dialogue on policy, advocacy and decision making
  •  Managing policy and advocacy content on SLN website
  • Joining with organizational partners to move valued policy forward

Email: policy.inquiries@siblingleadership.org

Chapter Development: Manage and guide the internal affairs of the SLN, with a focus on strengthening and supporting existing and future chapters. The Chapter Development Committee is responsible for:

  • Maintaining existing communication tools between state and local chapters and develop new tools to facilitate increased support across chapters
  • Promoting chapter outreach and development at all levels
  • Representing siblings’ voices at the state and local level

Email: chapter.inquiries@siblingleadership.org

Download our SLN Committees Informational Brochure.