Sibling Support Matters!

Become part of a growing network of adult siblings of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and take advantage of up-to-date information, resources and training opportunities about issues impacting siblings every day! 

JOIN US! REGISTER FOR ONLINE EVENTS

WHAT IS SIBLING RESOURCES?

Siblings are important – in fact, siblings often have the longest relationship of their lives with each other. Yet siblings are often overlooked and sometimes even forgotten. This website is a resource focused specifically on siblings of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

This website will develop over time to include the following:

RESOURCES

Resources for siblings across the lifespan

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

The expansion of New York siblings network

ONLINE LEARNING

Self-paced online learning modules on future planning, sibling support & advocacy, and navigating the system.

WHO SHOULD JOIN?

  • Adult Siblings of people with developmental disabilities
  • Sibling supporters - everyone who believes supporting siblings is important. This includes people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, parents and family members of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, professionals, and friends and colleagues.

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN?

  • You will receive information, resources, and learning opportunities that are important to siblings
  • You will become connected to siblings and sibling supporters.

NEWS

Disability related news from NY and beyond:

  • NYS Partners in Policymaking Begins May 15

    Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming class.

    For more information visit http://nyspip.org/apply

EVENTS

Come join us for the following events:

OUR PARTNERING ORGANIZATIONS

The Yang-Tan Institute

The Yang-Tan Institute advances equal opportunity for people with disabilities in partnership with federal and state government and philanthropic organizations.

Sibling Leadership Network

A national network that provides information and support to siblings of people with disabilities throughout the lifespan.

SibsNY

The NY Chapter of the Sibling Leadership Network that is dedicated to providing the siblings of individuals with intellectual, developmental, and learning disabilities with information and support.