David is having a rough day…but his emotions are no match for his older sister Lily, who swoops in to save the day with some SUPER SKILLS! When Lily observes her brother feeling frustrated, sad, and irritable, she quickly shows him some useful tips and tricks to help him feel better. Lily cleverly connects each… More My Sister’s Super Skills: Introducing Kid-Friendly Social and Emotional Skills
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Oh Brother! Growing Up With A Special Needs Sibling
Becca very honestly talks about what it is like to live with an older brother with special needs, from finding time with Mom and Dad, protecting her space, being a sister and not a parent and having friends who understand. Living with a sibling who has special needs can be difficult for a child to deal… More Oh Brother! Growing Up With A Special Needs Sibling
Pushkin Minds The Bundle
Of course Pushkin minds the bundle! A whole lot. But as his owners tell him, Pushkin is their “big boy,” and it’s his job to take care of little Pierre. When Kate and Michael decide to take the family on a vacation, Pierre gets everything he wants: the car windows closed, all the snacks he can… More Pushkin Minds The Bundle
Rosie and Tortoise
Rosie can’t wait for her baby brother to be born. But when he does arrive, Bobby is the smallest, weakest little hare ever, and Rosie feels scared. She doesn’t want to have anything to do with him…until the day Dad tells her a special story that helps her understand that Bobby is “slow and steady.”… More Rosie and Tortoise
There is nothing like the bond between siblings, especially when that relationship includes a disabled sibling. Addi doesn’t understand why her big brother Charlie can’t talk to her. When her mom tells her that Charlie lost his words, Addi, with some help from her younger brother, embarks on a mission to find them. She looks… More Runaway Words
Sibling Revelry! and Parent “Releaf”
This delightful gift book is an upside down book with two covers: Sibling Revelry and Parent ‘Releaf.’ The upside down theme reminds readers to keep their sunny side up when kids turn life upside down. More than 100 true funny stories celebrate the fun of being a brother or a sister or a mom or… More Sibling Revelry! and Parent “Releaf”
Siblings – The Autism Spectrum Through Our Eyes
This collection of personal stories has been written by siblings for siblings, and each individual tale comes directly from real-life experience, offering everything from empathy and constructive advice to reassurance that occasional feelings of resentment and embarrassment are entirely normal. Siblings of all ages candidly recount how being ‘the neurotypical one’ can be tiring and… More Siblings – The Autism Spectrum Through Our Eyes
Sibshops – Workshops For Siblings Of Children With Special Needs
The needs of siblings of children with special needs are often neglected because of the constant support and guidance parents must provide their children with special needs. This is an essential guidebook to organizing and running support groups for siblings of children and adults with special needs.
Sister: What Would I Do Without You?
The bond between sisters is tightly woven and, over time, it is impossible to imagine one without the other. In Sister: What Would I Do Without You? we celebrate all the ways our sisters have enriched and informed our lives. Filled with words of reminiscence and heartfelt thanks, the text is accompanied by charming, one-of-a-kind… More Sister: What Would I Do Without You?
Sisters, Brothers, And Disability: A Family Album
Beautiful black and white photos and brief family scenarios profile 26 families raising children with special needs.
Toby loves his big sister Clemmie. She always looks after him and he looks after her—no matter what. Toby knows his sister is very brave, but when she has to go to the hospital again, they both have to help each other face their fears. Together, they still find ways to have fun and make the hospital… More Sometimes
Sophie and the New Baby
“Soon you’ll have a real live person to play with. We’re going to have a new baby.” Sophie likes this idea, but the baby takes so long to arrive that she sometimes forgets all about it. When her new brother is finally born, he’s quite a disappointment. He can’t play with Sophie, and he needs… More Sophie and the New Baby
Special Siblings: Growing up with a sibling who has special needs
Growing up with a sibling who has special needs can be hard. But it can also be… awesome! Based on the author’s real-life experiences, this unique and touching children’s book explores how siblings of kids with disabilities are special, too.
Special Siblings: Growing Up With Someone With A Disability
In this absorbing and candid book, Mary McHugh reveals what she experienced as the sister of a man with cerebral palsy and an intellectual disability, and shares what others have learned about being and having a “special sibling.” Weaving a lifetime of memories and reflections with relevant research and interviews with more than 100 other siblings… More Special Siblings: Growing Up With Someone With A Disability
Straight From The Siblings: Another Look At The Rainbow
Written by and for children who have a brother or sister with a life threatening illness. They wanted to write this book because they thought it would be helpful to other children who might have to face similar problems. Ages 7 and up.
The New Baby
For a firstborn child, the arrival of a baby brother or sister is almost sure to arouse mixed feelings. Along with all the excitement, suddenly someone else is sharing the attention and love that the firstborn used to have all along. “In his direct and understanding approach, Fred Rogers gets right to the heart of… More The New Baby
The Other Dog
Touche L’Engle-Franklin is confused: Her mistress goes away for several days and then returns with another dog. But this dog doesn’t have a tail. She doesn’t have much hair. And she never has to go outside when it’s raining. What on earth could the family want with that inferior breed known as Baby? Based on… More The Other Dog
The Other Kid: A Draw It Out Guidebook For Kids Dealing With A Special Needs Sibling (El Otro Nino)
Within the home, the child with disabilities, whether from birth, serious illness or injury, is surrounded by a loving family who must also make accommodations in many aspects of daily life. Taking care of a special needs child has an emotional impact on the entire family. With the rise of autism and other development disabilities,… More The Other Kid: A Draw It Out Guidebook For Kids Dealing With A Special Needs Sibling (El Otro Nino)
The Sibling Slam Book: What It’s Really Like To Have A Brother Or Sister With Special Needs
Give teenagers a chance to say what’s on their minds, and you might be surprised by what you hear. That’s exactly what Don Meyer, creator of Sibshops and author of VIEWS FROM OUR SHOES did when he invited together a group of 80 teenagers, from all over the United States and abroad, to talk about… More The Sibling Slam Book: What It’s Really Like To Have A Brother Or Sister With Special Needs
Thicker Than Water: Essays By Adult Siblings Of People With Disabilities
In this thought-provoking essay collection, thirty-nine adult siblings reflect on how their lives have been indelibly shaped by their relationship with a brother or sister with special needs. This book reveals both positive and negative aspects of growing up with someone who might have received the lion s share of his parents attention or who… More Thicker Than Water: Essays By Adult Siblings Of People With Disabilities