Deadline is December 17, 2023
Autism Unity in the Community
Games, Grooves & Guidance
November 17, 2023
967 Dewey St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
About The Event
Come out and enjoy Bingo, Zumba, and expert panel discussions for parents/caregivers on resources and transition needs. Visit our vendor tables for additional resources and products. Food, gifts, raffles, and much more!!!
**STRICTLY NO DROP-OFFS! Parents/caregivers must be present for the duration of the event**.
Our social events are designed to serve as epic events for the entire family. While the themes may change from month to month, “Autism Unity in the Community: Games, Grooves & Guidance” will offer:
- A social game of bingo for autistic people ages 14 and older—facilitated by paid professional volunteers—allowing autistics to socialize without their parents or siblings.
- An opportunity for siblings to talk about shared experiences while also enjoying a fun Zumba fitness dance class in which siblings interact with each other, creating a celebratory sense of siblings connecting.
- A panel of experts in the areas of medical, legal, workforce, education, and independent living transitions where parents and caregivers can discuss the resources and transition services they need.
Auturity is a nonprofit organization that fills a crucial gap in services for autistic youth and adults as they transition into adulthood.
Special Needs Siblings
Special Needs Siblings (SNS) is a nonprofit organization that empowers the brothers and sisters of young people with disabilities
BECOME A SPONSOR!
Join Us in Making a Difference:
At Special Needs Siblings, we firmly believe that every sibling’s journey matters. If you are ready to be part of a transformative experience and contribute to an organization that values compassion and understanding, we invite you to apply for our SNS Internship Program today.
For any inquiries or more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com
We look forward to having you on our team and working together to create a brighter future for special needs siblings and their families!
Welcome to the Special Needs Siblings Internship Program!
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs and their families?
Do you want to be part of a supportive community that fosters growth and learning?
If so, then our Internship Program at Special Needs Siblings is the perfect opportunity for you!
Who Can Apply:
We welcome applications from individuals who are:
- Enthusiastic about supporting the special needs community.
- Eager to learn and contribute to our organization’s growth.
- Detail-oriented, responsible, and able to work both independently and in a team.
- Have excellent communication and organizational skills.
As an intern at Special Needs Siblings, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including:
- Assisting with organizing and promoting events and workshops.
- Engaging with the special needs community through social media and other communication channels.
- Contributing fresh ideas to enhance our programs and outreach efforts.
- Creating informative content to raise awareness and offer support to siblings.
- Collaborating with the team on special projects to improve our organization’s impact.
Why Join our Internship Program?
Our Internship Program is designed to offer valuable experiences for passionate individuals who are eager to contribute to our mission. As an intern at Special Needs Siblings, you will:
Make a Real Impact
Your work will directly impact the lives of siblings and families in the special needs community, making a meaningful difference in their lives.
Learn and Grow
Gain hands-on experience and develop essential skills in communication, community outreach, event planning, and more, all under the guidance of our experienced team.
Join a Supportive Community
Become part of a warm and inclusive community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for supporting special needs siblings.
We offer both on-site and remote internship options to accommodate your schedule and location.
Types of resources that are available for the siblings of disabled people ?
Growing up with a disabled sibling can present unique challenges, but there are a variety of resources available to help siblings navigate these challenges and find support. We will explore the different types of resources that are available for siblings of disabled people.
Support groups for siblings of disabled people are a great way to connect with others who are going through similar experiences. These groups provide a safe and supportive space for siblings to share their thoughts and feelings, learn from others, and find support and guidance.
Counseling and Therapy
Counseling and therapy can be helpful for siblings of disabled people who are struggling with emotional or mental health challenges related to their sibling’s disability. A therapist can provide a non-judgmental space for siblings to talk about their experiences and develop coping strategies.
There are a wealth of informational resources available to siblings of disabled people. These resources can help siblings better understand their sibling’s disability, learn about treatment options, and find resources in their community. Examples of informational resources include books, websites, and support groups focused on disability and caregiving.
Respite care provides temporary relief to primary caregivers, giving them a chance to recharge and take care of themselves. Siblings of disabled people can benefit from respite care, as it can reduce the burden of caregiving and provide an opportunity for quality time with their parents or other caregivers.
Educational resources can help siblings of disabled people learn about their sibling’s condition, as well as strategies for communication and care. Educational resources can come in many forms, including workshops, conferences, and webinars.
Advocacy organizations can provide support and resources for siblings of disabled people who want to advocate for their sibling’s rights and well-being. These organizations can provide training and resources to help siblings become effective advocates and connect them with others who are working to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
In conclusion, there are many resources available to siblings of disabled people, including support groups, counseling, informational resources, respite care, educational resources, and advocacy organizations. These resources can provide much-needed support and guidance to help siblings navigate the challenges of growing up with a disabled sibling. By accessing these resources, siblings of disabled people can feel empowered to care for themselves and their siblings, and build a supportive community around them.