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Sibs Support Workshops: Teen Talks

November 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Our Sibs Support Workshop Series is designed specifically for siblings of individuals with disabilities. During these workshops we will explore our identity outside of being siblings, build a community of support, and address concerns that often come our way as siblings.

This series is for Teen Sibs  (Open to youth in grades 8th-12th) and costs $50. The details below outline this 5-part virtual workshop series:

November 6, 2022 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Who am I?

December 4, 2022  – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
All about my sib and sib safety

January 8, 2023  – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Challenges of being a sib

February 5, 2023 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roles and responsibilities

March 5, 2023 – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
My dreams for myself and my sib

All workshops are led by Joseph Maley Foundation Education Manager, Mary Emily Wang. Mary Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Purdue University and has been an elementary school educator for 14 years. Mary Emily has been an engaged member of the Foundation’s speaker group since 2013, along with her sister Mollie, who has Down syndrome. Mary Emily has facilitated Joseph Maley Foundation Sibling Support workshops since 2017. She has valuable experiences to share with Sibling Support participants of all ages.

Questions? Contact Mary Emily at maryemily@josephmaley.org

Ready to join? Register for the Workshop Series Here.


The Sibling Workshop Series is sponsored, in part, by:

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November 6, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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