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Santa Celebration 2022 @ Grand Meridian
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

“Santa Celebration” is designed for families who have children with special needs and their siblings of any age. The event takes place from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. 

Families may come/leave any time and also may schedule a specific time slot to visit Santa, helping them avoid long lines and giving children more time to play and parents relax. Volunteer Santa Helpers available to assist with children.

Activities during the event include: Cookie decorating, games, crafts, face painting, fun in the outdoor Santa’s courtyard, letters to Santa, breakfast treats, hot and cold beverages, and much, much more!

$10 for adults. Children are free. Registration REQUIRED.



Sibshop at Building for Kids 2023 @ Building for Kids
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Building for Kids

Join us for Sibshop at the Building for Kids!

What would it be like to use a robot to help you get ready for school? or make your lunch? or play with you after school? Siblings of children with disabilities ages 6-12 are invited to join this Sibshop and learn about robots and how they help us. Sibshop games, a craft, and snacks are all included for Sibs participating in Sibshop at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum.

In addition, each family will receive a free day-pass to use at the museum that afternoon until closing. (Supervision for Sibshop participants only provided from Noon – 3 pm. Families are responsible for other children. Museum closes at 4 pm.)

Cost:  $15/Sibshop participant
Registration required in advance.

To register your Sibshop participant, CLICK HERE.

Journey Forward Fox Valley @ WisconSibs Office
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

JF Call OutAre you a sibling whois concerned about the day your parents no longer can care for your sibling?  Or you’ve become responsible for your sibling and are unsure about the future and need some answers?

For adults who have a sibling with developmental disabilities or long-term illnesses, the journey together is lifelong. You may already be in a care giving role or expect to in the future. This program helps you clarify your role, get the planning tools to move forward, and connect with other siblings and local resources that will change your future.


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Journey Forward has one main goal— to help you as an adult sibling move forward with peace of mind. 



When you are finished with both workshop sessions, you will have a written document which describes your sibling’s desired future living arrangement, community role, and lifestyle preferences.  You will have a plan that includes practical directions and information for maintaining continuity in your sibling’s daily life and needed supports to achieve these outcomes.  Some call this peace of mind. 

This is the first session of a two-session program.  Adult siblings are encouraged to invite parents, siblings (including any with disabilities), and other family members as their guests. The program includes all materials and lunch for adult siblings and their guests (spouse, other siblings, parents, and any other significant members of their family or team) for both sessions.

If you wish to register yourself, your sibling, or your parents or you have questions about Journey Forward in general, contact us at the WisconSibs office.

SPA Sibshop 2023 @ WisconSibs Office
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

S.P.A. (Sister are Pretty Awesom) Sibshop for girls and their moms
We are so excited to return to offering our popular SPA Sibshop! Being a sister of someone with unique abilities can be pretty awesome. But like Anna of Arendelle in the movie Frozen knows, it can also be pretty full of challenges, especially for sisters and moms, that can lead to health risks.

This Sibshop for girls is an opportunity to have fun exploring how sisters like Elsa and Anna, along with their Moms (or grandma, or big sister, aunt or grown up friend), can keep the challenges from overwhelming life.

Cost: $15/child (Moms are guests)
Registration required in advance. Space limited. To register, CLICK HERE!

Peeps Sibshop in Oshkosh @ Oshkosh Community YMCA
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Save the date for this Sibshop for children ages 6-12 who have siblings with disabilities. More information soon.

Sibshop – No Joke! @ WisconSibs Office
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

It may be April Fool’s Day…

…But having fun at this Sibshop is No Joke! We’re serious about having fun and making friends with other kids that have brothers or sisters with disabilities.

Join us!

Cost: $15/child
Registration required in advance. To register, CLICK HERE!

Kidz Expo 2023 – FREE! @ Fox Cities Exhibition Center
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm