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Webinar – “Siblings”


Tuesday, June 13, 2023    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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A free webinar focusing on siblings and the challenges and issues of taking care of an adult family member with disabilities through life’s changes

Join The Arc of Illinois’ Illinois Life Span (ILS) and Family to Family Health Information Center (F2FHIC) for “Siblings” on June 13 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Presenter Gissel Esobedo will help participants gain insight into the issues and challenges a family member or sibling faces when trying to take care of an adult with disabilities while other members of the household adjust to life changes.

Esobedo’s discussion will focus on areas such as:

  • Careers
  • Retirement
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Senior citizen healthcare systems

Escobedo is a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) graduate. Currently, she is a Fellow with a Chicago community organization that focuses on immigration, education and affordable housing.

See the Siblings webinar flyer in English for more details. (The flyer is also available in Spanish.)

Electronic captioning in Spanish will be available.

Register online for the webinar.