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The Sibling Support Project

Founded in 1990, the Sibling Support Project is the first national program dedicated to the life-long and ever-changing concerns of millions of brothers and sisters of people with special health, developmental, and mental health concerns.  


We’ve published books for and about brothers and sisters, host online groups for teen and adult siblings, and presented workshops on sibling issues internationally and in every state.

However, we’re best known for helping local communities start Sibshops—lively peer support groups for school-age brothers and sisters of kids with special needs.

It is an honor to serve such a deserving population.

We hope you’ll explore our website and learn more about what we do.

The Sibling Support Project is proud to be a part of the Kindering Center.  

We're grateful for the support provided by The George A. and Marion M. Wilson Foundation.

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Welcome to our new website!  It is a work-in-progress.  Soon, we will have cool new features such as an updated Sibshop directory and Sibshop activity database.  

In the meantime, please take a look around--and thank you for your interest in brothers and sisters!

Sibshops From Around the World
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Please Support The Sibling Support Project

Every day, the Sibling Support Project connects thousands of brothers and sisters from around the world. And we can't do it without you. Help keep a good thing going!

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Join Us At One of Our Workshops or Training Events
The only way to become a first-generation Sibshop facilitator is to attend a two-day Sibshop training.  

Even if you don't want to  become a Sibshop facilitator, you can join us for the first day for a lively and rewarding discussion of sibs' issues across the lifespan.  
 
Here are dates for upcoming Sibshop facilitator trainings and other sibling workshops:
Upcoming Events
Support in the USA: providing support to young siblings in the United States & Sibshops: 25 years of providing support and information to young brothers and sisters Jul 10, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015 — Holzkirchen, Germany
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Aug 21, 2015 - Aug 22, 2015 — Peoria, Illinois
Sibling Workshops and Sibshop Facilitator Training Aug 28, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015 — San Antonio, Texas
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Sep 26, 2015 - Sep 27, 2015 — Ridgecrest, California
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Oct 02, 2015 - Oct 03, 2015 — Reno, Nevada
Sibling Workshops at the Wyoming Mega Conference Oct 08, 2015 09:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Cheyenne, Wyoming
Sibling Workshops at MDSibs2015 Oct 17, 2015 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Sibling Workshops and Sibshop Facilitator Training Nov 06, 2015 - Nov 07, 2015 — Fort Worth, Texas
Upcoming events…