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The Sibling Support Project

About 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.

Help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a donation to the Sibling Support Project Your generosity will allow us to support brothers and sisters of all ages from around the world.

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.

How to Let Young Siblings Know You Care

We asked over fifty adult brothers and sisters:

When you were younger, what did your parents, other family members, and service providers do to make you feel special and let you know they cared?

Here is what they said:

 

See a slideshow version (with graphics) of How to Let Young Sibling Know You Care on Slideshare.  (For best viewing, select full-screen version.)

Download a .pdf version of How to Let Young Siblings Know You Care.

Do you have a suggestion on how to let young siblings know you care? Write us at care@siblingsupport.org

Don Meyer, Cristina Breshears, and Patrick Martin
© Sibling Support Project. All rights reserved.

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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!
Contact us

We would love to hear from you

Email: info@siblingsupport.org

Phone: 206-297-6368

Mailing address:

Sibling Support Project
6512 23 Ave NW
Seattle, WA USA 98117

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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. 

Please know:
Registration costs are determined by the agencies hosting the workshops and trainings.  For information and to register, please contact these agencies directly. 

Below you'll find dates for upcoming Sibshop facilitator trainings and other sibling workshops.  If you'd like to discuss hosting a training in your community, please drop us a line at