About the Author
|Don Meyer is the director
of the Sibling Support Project, creator of
Sibshops, and author of books for siblings. He
lives with his family in Seattle, Washington.
Emily Holl is a licensed social worker, sibling, and writer. She and her family reside in Brooklyn, New York.
2014 ForeWord Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards
Finalist: Family & Relationships category
If you're a teenaged or adult brother or sister
of someone with a disability, then this book is
expressly for you. It offers a sense that you're
not alone, tips on how to talk to your parents
about plans for your sibling, and a crash course
in guardianship, medical & legal issues, and government benefits if you're already caring for your sib.
Edited by experts in the field of disabilities
and sibling relationships, The Sibling
Survival Guide focuses on the topmost concerns
identified in a survey of hundreds of
siblings. The chapter authors—experienced
siblings and service providers—offer practical
information and anecdotes about:
Parents, counselors, and disability service agencies will also want a copy of this useful and upbeat book.
- statistics & research about siblings
- younger siblings' feelings
- impact on your life decisions
- caring for multiple generations
- aging and disability
- taking care of yourself
- getting services & advocacy
- future planning
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