On Saturday, September 17th, 2016, siblings of children with disabilities will have the chance to have a day that’s all about them. The Virginia Institute of Autism is teaming up with Charlottesville Parks & Recreation to host a one-day Sibling Support Program. Our goal is to provide siblings with opportunities for peer support within a lively, recreational context that emphasizes a kids’-eye-view. We’ll intersperse information and discussion activities with new games (designed to be unique, off-beat, and appealing to a wide ability range), and special guest panel. Lunch provided.
Who: For siblings (ages 8-14) of children with disabilities
Where: Carver Recreation Center
When: Saturday Sept. 17th, 2016, 9am-1pm
Register: Contact Sarah Blech, blechs [at] charlottesville [dot] org, 434-970-3264
Contact: Hilary Nagel, MSW, LCSW, Family Resource Navigator, hnagel [at] viaschool [dot] org, 434-923-8252 ex210