SLNLogoS.I.B.S. is the Illinois state chapter of The Sibling Leadership Network (SLN), a national organization founded and run by siblings. The SLN is dedicated to advancing causes important to the millions of siblings of people who have disabilities.

SLN Mission Statement:

The mission of the Sibling Leadership Network is to provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families.


The purpose of the Sibling Leadership Network is to promote a broad network of siblings who share the experience of disability and people concerned with sibling issues by connecting them to social, emotional, governmental, and provisional supports across the lifespan enabling them to be effective advocates with their brother and sister, and to serve as change agents for themselves and their families.

Meet several members of the S.I.B.S. Leadership team in Sibling Experiences, a short film produced by the SLN!

Ways to Connect with the SLN:

  • Join the SLNcomplete a short, free registration form and be counted as a sibling, family member, individual or professional who supports sibling leadership.