Online dating people with disabilities
Siblings have many roles in each other's lives — as teachers, as companions and even as antagonists. However, those roles can change somewhat when there's a child — or children — with a disability in the family, said Harriet Redman, founder and executive director of Wiscon Sibs."When there's a child with a disability in the family, some of those roles are diminished and some of those roles are even bigger," she said. even the youngest child participates in care giving when there is a child with a disability, and oftentimes, they take on major roles helping mom and dad manage everything that needs to take place when there's a child with a disability or a chronic illness." Siblings of brothers and sisters with disabilities have an opportunity to come together Saturday in Madison to meet with others who share their experiences as part of the organization's first Sibling Summit.Comments containing outside links (URLs) will only be posted after they’ve been approved by a moderator. Visit our social media guidelines for more information about these policies.This installment of the SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) focuses on disaster behavioral health for people with disabilities and other access and functional needs.Most of the organizations in my area are open only during the time that I work M-F in my FT position and I would very much like to meet and date someone who like me is partially sighted or fully blind so we have more in common.Does anyone know of any decent sites online for the blind interested in dating other blind people?Redman said this topic was one siblings who are helping organize the summit were concerned about for their brothers and sisters who have disabilities. As they get to be adults, they turn to their siblings and need help, need information, need guidance and so our siblings wanted some information and help on how to do that," she said.
Another goal, Redman said, is to provide information about important topics, including a program about future planning. Redman said as brothers and sisters of people with a disability become adults, they begin to consider their parents may not always be around to care for their sibling.
"The primary thing they're concerned about is 'How do I talk to my parents about the future, because my parents aren't going to be around forever and they haven't said anything about this.