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About the Sibling Support Project

Reprinted with permission from the Sibling Support Project

The Sibling Support Project is a national program dedicated to the interests of brothers and sisters of people with special health and developmental needs. The Project's primary goal is to increase the availability of peer support and education programs for brothers and sisters of people with special health and developmental needs.

Goals of the Sibling support project

To accomplish this goal, project staff:

Materials

Materials created by Sibling Support Project staff include:

Sibshops: Workshops for brothers and sisters of children with special needs, 1994, by Donald J. Meyer and Patricia F. Vadasy (Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes). To order call (800) 638-3775. Also available at Barnes and Noble Bookstores.

Living with a brother or sister with special needs: A book for sibs, 1996, (2nd edition, revised and expanded) by Donald Meyer and Patricia Vadasy (Seattle: University of Washington Press). To order call 1-800-441-4115. Also available at Barnes and Noble Bookstores.

Uncommon Fathers: Reflections on raising a child with a disability, 1995, Donald Meyer (ed.). (Bethesda, Maryland: Woodbine House). To order, call (800) 843-7323. Also available from Barnes and Noble bookstores.

Views from our Shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs, 1997, by Donald Meyer (ed.) (Bethesda, Maryland: Woodbine House). To order, call (800) 843-7323. Also available from Barnes and Noble bookstores.

The National Association of Sibling Programs (NASP) Newsletter. The Sibling Support Project, CL-09, Children's Hospital and Medical Center, 4800 Sand Point Way, NE Seattle, WA 98105.

Sibling Support Project Web Page: <http://www.chmc.org/departmt/sibsupp>.

The SibNet and SibKids Listservs, email-type bulletin boards for brothers and sisters of all ages and others interested in the well-being of siblings.

For a free subscription, visit the Sibling Support Project Web Page or contact the Sibling Support Project. The Sibling Support Project receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education, Personnel Preparation Program. For more information about Sibshops and the Sibling Support Project, contact:

Donald Meyer, Director, The Sibling Support Project
Children's Hospital and Medical Center
PO Box 5371, CL-09
Seattle, WA 98105
phone: (206) 368-4911
fax: (206) 368-4816
email: dmeyer@chmc.org

<http://www.chmc.org/departmt/sibsupp/>

Presenting Sib to Sib!

Sib to Sib! is a newsletter for brothers and sisters. Should you wish, you can subscribe to Sib to Sib!. At the moment, the subscription to Sib to Sib! is free--and it doesn't get much better than that, eh? To subscribe, write:

Andrew Lanier, Sib to Sib! Editor
c/o Rhoda Berlin
Little Red School House
P.O. Box 992
Lynnwood, WA 9804

It is a pleasure to present a Web version of the Sib to Sib! newsletter! To get to the Sib to Sib! newsletter go to <http://www.chmc.org/departmt/sibsupp/newsletters.htm>. Written, edited, and published by our Sibshop friends in Lynnwood, Washington, Sib to Sib! features articles written for and by brothers and sisters of kids with special needs.

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