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Super Sibs in Arlington
January 31, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
October 17, 2018: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Langston Community Center, 2121 N. Culpeper Street, Arlington, VA 22207
Super Sibs Club is a series of Sibshops – peer recreation and support sessions for students, grades 2-5, who have brothers or sisters with disabilities, special needs, and/or significant health issues. For the adults who run them and for the agencies that sponsor them, Sibshops are evidence of commitment to and concern for the family member who will have the longest-lasting relationship with a person who has a disability. However, for the kids who attend them, Sibshops are lively, pedal-to-the-metal events where they will:
• Meet other sibs (often for the first time);
• Have fun;
• Talk about the good and not-so-good parts of having a sib with special needs with others who “get it”;
• Play some great games;
• Learn how other brother and sisters handle sticky situations sometimes faced by brothers and sisters;
• Learn about the services their brothers and sister receive; and
• Have some more fun!
Additional Sibshop Dates:
December 12: 4:30 – 6:30pm
January 31: 4:30 – 6:30pm
March 21: 4:30 – 6:30pm
May 16: 4:30 – 6:30pm
Sibshops are co-sponsored by the Arlington Public Schools Parent Resource Center (PRC), Arlington PRCR – Therapeutic Recreation, and Arlington SEPTA.
Registration is REQUIRED. Register online now, or contact the Parent Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.228.7239. An optional, suggested donation of $5.00 to cover the costs of snacks and materials is appreciated.SEPTA is accepting donations via the online registration link. Parents may also bring checks made payable to Arlington SEPTA.To learn more about Sibshops, please visit: https://www.siblingsupport.org/about-sibshops. For additional information, contact the PRC at 703.228.7239.
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