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Connecting siblings with resources for their lifelong journey

Welcome to WisconSibs!

When a child is diagnosed with a disability or long-term health care need, the whole family is changed and needs support.  That includes the sisters and brothers.

When an adult with a disability outlives his or her parents, who’s left to step up?  Most often, their sisters and brothers

While often overlooked, siblings – the brothers and sisters – play a critical, life-long role for a person with special needs. 

And who can help siblings connect with each other and with resources to help them celebrate the joys and share the challenges of having a brother or sister with a disability?

Welcome to WisconSibs!


So . . . Who Are You?

For the past 18 years, we’ve been serving Wisconsin sisters and brothers (first as the Fox Valley Sibling Support Network and now, as WisconSibs, Inc.) and beyond. We support siblings of all ages in their lifelong journey through peer support programs, education and networking opportunities, social activities, leadership development, and more.

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Sep
1
Thu
6:30 pm Community Forum: A Better Transp... @ Appleton Public Library
Community Forum: A Better Transp... @ Appleton Public Library
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Forum: A Better Transportation System for Fox Cities @ Appleton Public Library | Appleton | Wisconsin | United States
The event includes a panel presentation, with a bus rider, a representative from Valley Transit, East Central Planning Commission, Public Health and the legislature.  This is a public discussion and they want to hear from [read more]
Sep
17
Sat
8:30 am Sibling Summit @ American Family Headquarters
Sibling Summit @ American Family Headquarters
Sep 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sibling Summit @ American Family Headquarters | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
  As a sibling of a person with disabilities, you are experiencing a life-long journey like no other . You have an ever-changing need for information and connections to services and other siblings who share [read more]
9:00 am Autism Sibling Support Sibshop
Autism Sibling Support Sibshop
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Autism Sibling Support Project is a grant funded project designed to provide support to brothers and sisters of children on the autism spectrum.  The Autism Society of Wisconsin in partnership with WisconSibs, Inc is [read more]
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