Sibling Training about Disability Policy

A man with Downs Syndrome poses with his sister.The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering free training for siblings and their brothers and sisters with disabilities.

People who participate in this training will:
-increase knowledge of disability policy
-share ideas on long term services and supports
-identify strategies to be agents of change
-receive a toolkit of strategies for civic engagement

Participant will learn that:
-Disability policy
-Advocacy strategies
-How to effectively share your story and create change


The training will be held on:

March 1st from 9:30am to 2:30pm

The training will be held at:
The University of Illinois at Chicago 1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL

To register for training, please contact Katie Arnold at or 312-996-1002

The training is FREE
Lunch will be provided.

In addition to the training, UIC is conducting research right before this training to gain your perspective on long term services and supports. This will include a focus group Discussion that will last up to 1.5 hours.

Your participation will provide important feedback that can potentially help guide, expand, and strengthen disability policy. Your participation is voluntary and your responses will be kept confidential.