Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

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"Sibshops" is a guidebook for organizing and conducting workshops for siblings of children with a broad variety of special needs. These workshops provide children and young adults with much-needed social and emotional support from their peers in a recreational and fun atmosphere. They can speak openly about how they feel (positively and negatively) about having a brother or sister with special needs in an understanding and supportive environment. New additions to the second edition include a chapter on Sibshops Standards of Practice, advice for service providers and parents from siblings, and techniques for adapting the program to younger children or teenagers.

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"I use Sibshops constantly. It is the resource for sibling support." -- Christina Rogers

"Every agency working with families with disability should be running Sibshops." -- Paul and Judy Karasik

"A valued resource to enhance sibling quality of life and overall family quality of life." -- Ann Turnbull, Ed.D.

"A real winner. It is clear, concise, and full of great information. A must read for those interested in serving and supporting siblings of people with special needs of all ages."--Tom Fish, Ph.D."Director of Social Work and Family Support Services, The Ohio State University Nisonger Center on Disabilities" (08/28/2007)

"The authors have not left out anything that would be useful in starting one of these highly effective play and discussion groups. Written in a lively, informal, easy-to-understand way, this book is excellent."--Mary McHugh"Author, Special Siblings: Growing up with Someone with a Disability" (09/06/2007)

"The premier guide for professionals designing and implementing interactive workshops to help siblings confront the special issues they face . . . This new edition will be a tremendous resource for the profession."--Thomas H. Powell"President, Mount St. Mary's University" (09/06/2007)

"I use the Sibshop book constantly. It is "the" resource for sibling support . . . I refer to it for every workshop."--Christina Rogers, BSW"Strong Families Manager, Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine" (09/11/2007)

"Every agency working with families with disability should be running Sibshops. Don Meyer and Patricia Vadasy have worked out the logistics and invented terrific programming that you can tailor to fit your audience. Run a Sibshop. Make a difference."--Paul And Judy Karasik"authors of The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism in the Family" (09/25/2007)

"There is such a great need for positive, engaging ways to support siblings of children with disabilities . . . Sibshops are an innovative strategy for supporting families that has stood the test of time."--Ann P. Kaiser, Ph.D."Vanderbilt University" (10/29/2007)

"I highly recommend this book as a valued resource to enhance sibling quality of life and overall family quality of life--now and for the future."--Ann Turnbull"Co-Director, Beach Center on Disability, Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas" (10/29/2007)

"A most valuable book! Parents, prepare to gain insights that will help you forever. Facilitators, learn not just the "hows" of running Sibshops, but also the "whys"."--Rachel SImon"author of Riding the Bus with My Sister" (10/29/2007)

"I gratefully acknowledge and thank Don Meyer for identifying the importance of meeting the needs of some very significant family members."--Jane Wysman, B.A.."Respite Supports Manager, Sibshops Facilitator" (10/29/2007)

"Upbeat, accessible resource . . . A pleasure to read."--Terri Mauro"About.com: Parenting Special Needs" (02/08/2008)

"Parents and teachers will glean valuable insights with or without a Sibshops program."

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