The Arc of the United States and the American Association on Intellectual and
Developmental Disabilities present the following Research to
for Professionals to Work with Siblings of Individuals with I/DD
Thursday, August 10,
2017 4:00pm EDT
In this presentation, participants will
receive actionable information about how providers of supports and services can
develop working partnerships with siblings of individuals with I/DD.
Specifically, participants will learn the importance of partnering with
siblings, feasible ways to collaborate with siblings, and ways to overcome
challenges in working with siblings.
Meghan Burke, Ph.D.,
BCBA-D, is a professor of special education at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include parent advocacy, families
(i.e., parents and siblings) of individuals with significant disabilities, and
disability policies. Meghan's research examines how parents advocate for
services for their offspring with disabilities. Additionally, Meghan conducts
research examining how siblings of individuals with disabilities transition to
Please contact Amie
Lulinski at firstname.lastname@example.org
with questions. Learn more about Dr.
Burke’s work here.
Register for the webinar here.