Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

4th Annual TABS Conference 2012

Date: April 20, 2012

Time: 12:00PM to 7:00PM

Location: Holiday Inn at Vanderbilt, 2613 West End Avenue, Nashville

Registration Closed


Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters (TABS) Conference

Friday, April 20-Saturday, April 21, 2012

This conference will empower and educate adult siblings who have a brother or a sister with a disability with information and resources, and will develop local and statewide networks of adult siblings. It will be held at Holiday Inn Vanderbilt, 2613 West End Ave. in Nashville.

  • Friday, April 20: Registration from 12-1 p.m., sessions from 1- 8 p.m. (includes dinner)
  • Saturday, April 21: Continental breakfast from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., sessions from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (includes lunch)

The keynote speaker for dinner Friday night is John Kramer, co-founder and chair of the Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) in the United States, a growing movement of brothers and sisters of people with disabilities, siblings with disabilities, and committed professionals interested in policy, services, and research related to siblings.

The hotel provides free parking. Contact the hotel at (615) 327-4707.

Registration is $50 standard, $25 for students. Fees includes meals, conference materials, and a TABS tote bag. Limited financial assistance is available. Deadline to register is April 20.

Sponsored by VKC UCEDD, The Arc of Tennessee, University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Tennessee School for the Deaf, Siblings United, East Tennessee State University, and Holiday Inn Vanderbilt.

If you cannot attend the conference but would like to register as an adult sibling in Tennessee and learn about future TABS events, visit:

For more information, contact Ashley Coulter at:
(615) 343-0545 or