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Education Archive

Transitioning Roles from Aging Parents to Siblings of People with I/DD

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST

Content Overview:

As parents of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities age, siblings may become the main caregivers. In this webinar, Dr. Meghan Burke will lay the framework and discuss research about sibling caregiving roles and Dr. John Kramer will share research on how siblings, both with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), age together. Katie Arnold from the Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) will provide more information on the SLN.


Katie Arnold, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago
Meghan Burke, PhD, University of Illinois
John Kramer, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston

This AAIDD webinar is being jointly sponsored with the Sibling Leadership Network.