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August 26, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Workshop
Location: Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503,
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Community, Faculty, Parents, Staff

Calling all Siblings!
We are recruiting 20 siblings of children with special needs for the Demonstration Sibshop taking place on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (Day 2). If you would like your 8-to-13 year old typically developing child to attend the Demonstration Sibshop, please register for them here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/michigan-introduction-to-sibshops-and-sibshop-facilitator-training-tickets-35878674080

(Child care available 9:00 – 10:00 and 2:00 – 3:30 if needed)

What are Sibshops?
Sibshops are celebrations of the many contributions made by siblings of kids with special needs. Sibshops acknowledge that being the sibling of a person with special needs is for some a good thing, others a not-so-good thing, and for many, somewhere in between. They reflect a belief that siblings have much to offer one another – if they are given a chance. Sibshops are a spirited mix of new games, new friends and discussion activities.

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For more information about this event, please contact Lisa Huckleberry at 800-359-3722.