Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

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Paul H Brookes Pub Co, Dec 30, 2007 - Education - 240 pages
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With this revised edition of the hugely popular guide used in eight countries, it's never been easier to create effective, engaging support groups for siblings of children with special needs. Fully updated and highly practical, this user-friendly guide helps professionals develop workshops where 8- to 13-year-old siblings can share their stories, give and receive support, and just have fun with other children who've been there.
This easy-to-use manual gives readers
- more than 100 inexpensive, high-energy games and activities guaranteed to get children talking, laughing, and learning
- in-depth instructions on starting, funding, and running a successful Sibshop
- photocopiable forms to help with the planning process
- compelling stories from siblings of all ages
- references that reflect the latest advances in research on siblings

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Contents

Unusual Concerns
7
Information Needs of Siblings
37
Unusual Opportunities
51
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Don Meyer is the director of the Sibling Support Project and creator of Sibshops, lively programs for brothers and sisters of kids with special needs. He is the author of Views from our Shoes and The Sibling Slam Book, also published by Woodbine House. He lives with his wife and four children in Seattle, Washington.

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