Resources

Siblings Bibliographies

Books

  • Siblings of Children with Autism

    This is a guide to understanding sibling relationships, how autism affects these relationships, and what families can do to support their other children as they cope with the intensive needs of a child with autism.

  • Siblings Without Rivalry

    How to help your children live together so you can live too is the subtitle of this book The authors offer a variety of astonishingly simple and astonishingly effective strategies and skills that reduce or eliminate sibling rivalry. The book was written with humor, compassion and understanding. It includes illustrated with cartoons.

  • Sisters, Brothers, and Disability

    It depicts twenty-six families raising children with special needs at home. It shows the compassion, patience, and matter-of-factness sisters and brothers share as they deal with the challenges of living with a differently-abled sibling.

  • Special Siblings

    Emotional and enlightening this book captures the joys and challenges of having and being- a "Special Sibling". The book explores a spectrum of feelings-from anger and guilt to love and pride. It presents the issues siblings may encounter in childhood such as identifying with their parents' emotions, understanding their sibling's disability and coping with their own feelings.

  • Views From Our Shoes

    Siblings share their experience as the brother or sister of someone with a disability. The essays featured are written by kids ranging from four to eighteen whose siblings have a variety of special needs. Some of the disabilities covered include autism, cerebral palsy, ADD, hydrocephalus, visual and hearing impairments, Down and Tourette syndromes.