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2019 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Conference

Starts: 11/9/2019 10:00 AM
Ends: 11/9/2019 3:00 PM

Room 241, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building, 110 Magnolia Circle, Nashville, TN 37203
Nashville, TN 37203

For adult siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability, siblings-in-law, and professionals or other family members interested in sibling issues.

Conference highlights will include presentations on topics such as:

  • Self-Care for Sibling Caregivers
    Kaley Day, ADVOCACYDENVER and Sibling Tree (Colorado chapter of the Sibling Leadership Network);
  • Supported Decision-Making and Conservatorship
    Lauren Pearcy, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities, and
    Carrie Guiden, The Arc Tennessee;
  • Planning for the Future
    Liz Mahar, Director, Family and Sibling Initiatives, The Arc United States;
  • Supporting Our Sibling's Health Journey & Overview of Healthcare Resources: A Moderated Panel Janet Shouse, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, and panel of siblings of individuals with disabilities

Conference fees are $25. Fees include lunch and conference materials. Deadline to register is Oct. 31..


  • Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
  • Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • The Arc Tennessee
  • University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

Email: info.tabs@vumc.org

Web Link: //vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/events/6344

Sponsors: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center