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Talking to Brothers and Sisters about Disability: ABLE2 Grow Education Series

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

ABLE2 is offering a series of virtual workshops to help families create a safe and secure future for a loved one with a disability.

Workshop Description

Brothers and sisters who have a sibling with a disability have their own unique questions and concerns related to their sibling.  This workshop will help explain how to talk to children about their sibling’s disability in age-appropriate ways.

This workshop is for parents and caregivers of children who have a disability, as well as service providers, teachers or other professionals who work with children in the disability sector.  Participants will learn how to talk to child(ren) about their brother’s or sister’s disability in developmentally appropriate ways.  A panel of guests will share their personal experiences of having a sibling with a disability.  There will be a question-and-answer period at the end of the webinar.

Who should attend?

Parents and caregivers of a child or teen with a disability*, who also have additional children or teens in their family, students, professionals in the community. Everyone.

*This workshop is not for families who have a child or teen with a terminal illness.

Workshop Details

Facilitators: Julie Abgrall-Cowan, MSW, RSW & Michelle Hamelin-Purcell, MSW, RSW

Date: Thursday April 22, 2021

Time: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: $35

Registration: Please register using the link below. Registered participants