Meeting Archive:
Involving Siblings in the Transition Process for Young Adults with Disabilities

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Meeting Description:

Transition is an important and busy time in a young adult’s life. Having the support of a sibling can make all the difference. This presentation will discuss the important roles that siblings can play in helping their brothers and sisters be successful during the transition process from school to adult life. Join us for tips on how siblings can provide support and guidance in the areas of community living, employment, decision making and advocacy!



Date: Tue, Mar 13, 2012
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Jennifer Sladen
 Presenter Information
Tom Fish

Tom Fish, PhD, LISW is the Director of Social Work and Family Support Services at the Ohio State University Nisonger Center on Disabilities. He directs projects dealing with autism, community inclusion, adult literacy, and community service. He is a founding member of the National Sibling Leadership Network.

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners at the Columbus Center of Ashland University. She teaches graduate courses in special education, communication and collaboration, transition, and behavior management.