Sibling Day at the YAI Conference: May 5, 2011

Don’t miss an entire day of sessions devoted to important topics for siblings of people with developmental disabilities:

  1. Wills, Trusts and Guardianship: What Every Family Member of a Person with a Disability Should Know about Future Care Planning
    Roberta Koenigsberg, Esq., Sr. Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at
    YAI, moderates a panel of experts. (Session #89)

  2. Financial Strategies to Protect Your Family Member with a Disability
    Roberta Koenigsberg, Esq., Sr. Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at
    YAI, moderates a panel of experts. (Session #94)

  3. What Siblings Want Service Providers and Parents to Know
    Emily Holl, YAI Network; Katie Arnold, University of Illinois, Chicago; John Kramer, Ph.D., Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass; Delilah
    Brewer-Picart, SecurUs Tek and their siblings share needs, concerns and ideas for a bright future. (Session #99)

  4. Sibling Days: Repeated Opportunities for Interactions by Siblings of Students with Autism
    Ann Roberts, Ph.D. and Heather Katz, M.Ed., Boston Higashi School describe a
    Sibling Day Program for children who have brothers and sisters on the autism
    spectrum. (Session #105)

  5. Sex and the City for Sibs: How Having a Sibling with a Disability Impacts Choices in Love, Relationships and Starting Families
    Emily Holl, YAI Network; Clare Ferramosca, MS.Ed, BCBA; Mark H. Goldberg, J.D. and Connie Murray, sibsNY, share stories of romance, roadblocks, heartbreak and happiness in the eternal search for long-lasting love. (Session #111)

    The conference will take place at the Hilton New York. To learn more about the conference and to register, visit http://yai.org/conference 
    or contact Tina Sobel at tina.sobel@yai.org.

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