Sibling Leadership Academy Application
Thank you for expressing an interest in joining DSG's inaugural Sibling Leadership Academy. Our goal is to help siblings learn to advocate for themselves and their sibs with Down syndrome with a high level of confidence in a variety of settings.
Sibling Leadership Academy will take place on July 23, 2018 8:30am-4:30pm @Main Event Entertainment (Northland Location)
Applications should be completed by interested siblings ages 12-18. $50 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, 2 hours of unlimited play and leadership academy. Space is limited.
Applications are due by July 5th. Participants will be notified of their application status by July 9th. Selected applicants will receive a link to pay registration fee.
Sibling with Down syndrome
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Relationship to Attendee
Emergency Contact Phone Number
In one paragraph, please tell us why you want to attend the Sibling Leadership Academy (must be written by attendee named above)
What is your wish for your sibling with Down syndrome? (Think about what their future looks like to you-must be written by attendee above)
Check All That Apply
I am committed to helping my sibling with Down syndrome
I want to help my sibling, even if it makes me feel uncomfortable
Check all the ways you advocate for yourself
Stand up to others who are doing wrong
Tell others they are hurting my feelings
Remove myself from uncomfortable situations by telling others how I feel
Tell others my likes and dislikes so they are aware
Push for others to give me an opportunity so that I can do well
Share ways you advocate for your sibling currently
Hang out with my sibling with DS
Talk to my friends about my sibling with DS
Treat my sibling with DS the same as I would anyone else
Invite my sibling to hang out with my friends and I
Help my sibling with things in public when they need help
Teach others about Down syndrome in my school and community
What do you hope to gain by attending the Sibling Leadership Academy?
What topics would be helpful for you to talk about at the Sibling Leadership Academy?
What do you find most frustrating about having a sibling with Down syndrome?
What do you find most exciting about having a sibling with Down syndrome?
Please share any additional thoughts not covered above that will help us consider your application.
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