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To provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families.
The Sibling Support Project is a national program dedicated to the life-long and ever-changing concerns of millions of brothers and sisters of people with special developmental, health, and mental health needs. Our initiatives include:
Sibshops. Sibshops are lively events for school-age brothers and sisters of kids with disabilities and health concerns.
Online Communities for Brothers and Sisters. The Sibling Support Project hosts the largest and longest- standing social networking groups for siblings and other family members, including SibNet, SibTeen, Sib20 and GKSN (Grandparents of Kids with Special Needs).
Publications. Our books and publications for and about siblings include Thicker Than Water, The Sibling Survival Guide, Views from Our Shoes, The Sibling Slam Book, Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs, and Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs.
Workshops and Training. Since 1990, we have presented hundreds of workshops and trainings on Sibshops and sibling issues across the country and around the world.
Sibs (UK based)
For Brother and sisters of disabled children and adults Sibs exists to support people who grow up with or have grown up with a disabled brother or sister. It is the only UK charity representing the needs of over half a million young siblings and over one and a half million adult siblings.
Having a Brother or Sister with Down Syndrome: Perspectives from Siblings
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Cadavid LFM, Acosta DMG, Montilla LAL. Needs in siblings of individuals with Down Syndrome and levels of coping Cali, Colombia. J Adv Pediatr Child Health. 2021; 4: 101-108.