Sibling Leadership Network
Advocacy - Disabilities
332 S Michigan Ave, Ste 1032-S240, Chicago, IL, 60604-4434
Distance: 251 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Provides information and peer support to siblings of people with disabilities across the lifespan.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to everyone
No fee, but donations are appreciated.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FP-0500.3500Issue Advocacy Definition
Programs that engage in a form of advocacy that focuses on marshaling public and legislative support for a particular social or political goal.
TD-1600.3100-180Disability Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws or other social measures that protect the rights of people who have physical, mental, developmental or learning disabilities and maximize their ability to enjoy the same opportunities, resources and privileges as the mainstream population.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-6750.8000Siblings of People With Disabilities Definition
The brothers and sisters of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their concern about and relationship with their sibling who has a disability.