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Video, Newspapers, Radio, and Television

Over the years, Sibshops and the Sibling Support Project have been featured in newspapers and on television across the United States. Below are links to recent articles on online editions in reverse chronological order.

Please know that newspapers and television stations have varying policies regarding how long they keep articles available online. If one of the links no longer leads to the promised story, please let us know.

Television and Radio:

Summer 2011.  YouTube The Arc of King County in Seattle produced an excellent video about sibling issues and Sibshops.  It's almost 15 minutes long, but provides great insights from sibs of different ages and cultural backgrounds.  So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and check it out!

May 10, 2010 WFYI Sound Medicine (Indianapolis NPR) Adults with Disabled Siblings (interview with Don Meyer)

April 8, 2010 KOCO (Oklahoma City/ABC) Program Focused On Special Needs Siblings

December 29, 2009 KING5 (Seattle/NBC) The World Within: A Place for Siblings

May 28, 2009  PBS's A Place of Our Own
Online story:
Supporting a Parent and Sibling of a Child with Special Needs
Video: Supporting a Parent and Sibling of a Child with Special Needs

November 20, 2008 Art with Heart Video Art with Heart Helps Children

November 11, 2008 KING5 (Seattle/NBC) Understanding Sibshops

November 14, 2008  WKNO Memphis (NPR) Siblings of Children with Autism

May 31, 2006 ABC News
Online story: Siblings Coping With Autism: Workshops Help Kids Share the Pain of Dealing with Disabilities
Brothers and Sisters of Autistic Children

July 25, 2005 ABC News' 20/20
Sister Has Special Bond With Autistic Brother (Do check this one out! It is one of our favorites.)
Text version
Video version

Print Media:

May 30, 2010 Seattle Times Siblings In Need of Support

January 3, 2010 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal SIBSHOPS: an oasis for children who have brothers or sisters with disabilities

February 17, 2010 Bismark Tribune  Siblings Learn About Developmental Disabilities

February 12, 2010 My West Texas News Siblings of Children with Special Needs Treat Parents to Valentine's Day Dinner

November 19, 2009 Columbia Daily Tribune Siblings' Tensions Get Aired

February 10, 2009, Portland Oregonian A journey of love and discovery as sibling of an autistic sister
April 2009  Seattle's Child Magazine Sibshops: Where Siblings of Special-Needs Kids Are Pretty Special, Too

January 28, 2009, Maryland Family Magazine Special Siblings

June 7, 2008 Boston Globe Siblings of Autistic Children Get Chance to Express Concerns

December 7, 2007 Time Magazine Autistic Kids: The Sibling Problem

May 15, 2007 Stockton (California) Record Group offers support to siblings of special-needs children

April 7, 2007 The Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) Sessions help children understand disabled siblings

February 18, 2007 New York Times Magazine Her Autistic Brothers

April 4, 2006 New York Times Siblings of Disabled Have Their Own Troubles

January 2, 2005 South Florida Sun Sentinel Sibshops is about fun, friendship

January 2, 2005 South Florida Sun-Sentinel The Invisible Ones.

December 10, 2004 New York Times For Siblings of the Autistic, a Burdened Youth

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