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The Arc of East Central Iowa Sibshops
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
The Arc of East Central Iowa offers Sibshop for 1st-6th grade brothers and sisters who have a sibling with special needs. The group typically meets 5 times during the school year on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. The cost to register is $60.
Horizons Sibling Network's Sibshops
Caledonia, MI 49316
Central Coast Sibshop
San Luis Obispo , CA 93401
The Bridge Center Sibshop
Bridgewater, MA 02324
Sibshops are held the 3rd Friday of the month, from 4:30-6:30pm for siblings ages 8-15 years.
Queen Anne's County Sibshops
Centeville, MD 21617
SIBSHOPS Saturday November 14th, 2015 Centreville Elem. School 9:00am - 12:00
PrairieCare Sibshops
Maple Grove, MN 55369
PrairieCare is happy to host Sibshops that offer support and promotes resiliency through activities and interactive education for siblings of those with mental illness. Sibshops is a nationally recognized program and are designed to be exciting and specialized just for brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
Advocate Illinois Masonic Sibshop
Chicago, IL 60657
Advocate Illinois Masonic Sibshops provide peer support, educational, and recreational programs for siblings ages 5-17 years old who have a brother or sister with a disability or chronic condition on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis. Sibshop groups provide activities, games, and discussions about common experiences, joys, and concerns with other siblings who also have a brother or sister with a disability or chronic condition.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's Sibshops
Philadelphia , PA 19134
Judson Center Autism Connections' Sibshops
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Judson Center Autism Connections' Sibshops program provides a traditional Sibshop format for siblings of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our Sibshop is for children ages 5-12 and is offered one Friday evening per month, from 6:00-8:30pm. Our Sibshop is paired with our Kids Night In event, which provides a fun and recreational opportunity for the sibling with ASD, so parents can get some time to themselves and the whole family can have a relaxing and fun evening.
Families Helping Families SWLA Sibshops
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Clovis Sibshops
Clovis, CA 93611
Clovis Sibshops are for students ages 8-12 who have a brother or sister with special health, mental health or developmental needs. There are 4 Sibshops throughout the school year and each one is 2.5 hours in length. Any child is welcome to participate, even if they don't attend school in Clovis Unified School District.
Easter Seals Midwest-Sibshops
St. Louis, MO 63132
Ohel Bais Ezra
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Celebrate Differences Sibshops
Oswego, IL 60543
Fort Wayne , IN 46825
ages 7-12 ; middle and high school
Topeka, KS 66611
Berkshire County Sibshops
Pittsfield , MA 01201
Berkshire County Sibshops are a quarterly activities group for brothers and sisters of children with special needs. This group provides peers support and education within a recreational context.The Sibshop model encourages discussion through games and activities that promote trust and freedom of expression in a fun supportive way. The next upcoming Sibship series will be help on Saturdays, April 19, May 20th and June 17th, 2017.
Florissa Sibshop
Dixon, IL 61021
We will be running a Sibshop the third Thursday of the month beginning October 15, 2015 through May 19, 2016. Times are 5:30p to 6:30p and ages are 8-13.
MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Center Sibshop
Montreal, QC H4A3J5
SIBS Network Sibshops
Chicago, IL 60613
Sibshops are provided for organizations by request.Presentations on the sibling topic are also provided per request.SIBS provides support and information to adult siblings looking to connect with others;provides info to families and service providers looking to support brothers and sisters.
Scituate Sibshops
North Scituate, MA 02060
Lutheran Church of Hope Sibshops
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Sibshop offerings; 01/07/2017, 07/01/2017
STAR Sibshops
Norwalk, CT 06851
Nevada Sibling Network Sibshops
Reno, NV 89557
The Nevada Sibling Network is a collaboration between the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, the Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada, the Justin Hope Foundation, and the Elko Family Resource Center. Quarterly Sibshops are held in Reno, Elko and Las Vegas for siblings, age 8-13, who have a brother or sister with special health, developmental or mental health concerns. Sibshop Facilitator Training coming to Reno in the Fall of 2016 and to Las Vegas in the Spring of 2017! Visit our Facebook page at
Chelan-Douglas Counties Sibshops
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Parent to Parent of Chelan-Douglas Counties offers Sibshops quarterly for siblings of children with developmental delays, disabilities, and ongoing healthcare needs. Sibshops are open to children ages 5-13 years old, and are provided at no cost to families.
JAFCO Children's Ability Center Sibshops
Sunrise, FL 33351
Sibshop series provided to children 6 to 12 meets every other Sunday 9:30 - 12:00. It is a 3 part series meeting every other Sunday. We meet at our Ability Center.
Chippewa Valley Sibshops
Menomonie, WI 54751
West Texas Sibshop
Midland, TX 79705
SHARE runs Sibshops in Midland and Odessa Texas. We meet about 6 times a year and also have other activities for sibs.
Tinker AFB Sibshops
Tinker Air Force Base, OK 73538
Arc Lancaster County Sibshop
Lancaster, PA 17601
A fun gathering for kids ages 8 to 12 where they can meet other kids who have a sib with a disability. The second Monday of every month from Sep to May at 6:30 - 8 p.m. Registration is required.
Sibshops Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Available twice a month in the Greater Pittsburgh Area
UCP Central PA Sibshops
Camp Hill, PA 17011
UCP Central PA offers Sibshops to brothers and sisters, ages 6 through 12 years old, who have a sibling with a disability. We offer spring and fall sessions, for a total of 8 per year. Sibshops are held at the Capital Area Children's Center in Camp Hill, PA.
SDPC Sibshop
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Ryan's Case for Smiles
Wayne, PA 19087
Northeast Ohio Sibshop
Kirtland, OH 44094
Parents Reaching Out Sibshop
Albuquerque, NM 87106
DSASTX Sibshop
San Antonio, TX 78230
Let's Go Play Sibshop
Media, PA 19063
Step by Step Sibshop
Santa Monica , CA 90404
Teen Sibshop
Carrollton, TX 75007
This Teen Sibshop is designed to focus on issues faced by teen brothers and sisters of siblings with special needs.
Vermont Family Network Sibshop
Williston, VT 05495
In Chittenden County, we are currently running one group, ages 6+. We meet on Saturdays from 10-1, running September thru June.
Barksdale AFB Sibshops
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110
Only open to families enrolled in the Barksdale AFB EFMP program.
Achieve Therapy Sibshop
Charlotte, NC 28227
ACES Sibshop
Irvine, CA 92606
Sibling Support for the brothers and sisters of children with autism and related disorders
Early Autism Project Sibshops
Greenville, SC 29615
This Sibshops Program provides support and care for the siblings of the Early Autism Project's clients, who have been diagnosed with ASD. Sibshops participants currently range from age 4-10, but additional programs will be added soon for older siblings. Coming Soon: Siblings of individuals with ASD, who do not receive services from EAP, will be able to attend Sibshops events. Sibshops events are currently being hosted at the following locations: Greenville Early Autism Project Clinic 17 B Caledon Court Greenville SC 29615 RockHill Early Autism Project Clinic 2460 India Hook Road Suite 104 & 105 Rock Hill SC 29732 Anderson Early Autism Project Clinic 4323 Old Mill Rd Suite B Anderson SC 29621
Texas Parent to Parent Sibshop
Austin, TX 78705
Siblings Supporting Siblings
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Autism Resources of the Mid-South
Memphis, TN 38184
ARMS Mid-South Sibshop is a part of our Family Support Night.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston Sibshops
Charleston, SC 29401
Through Sibshops, the siblings of patients of our nearby hospitals, participate in recreational activities, informational sessions, and develop friendships with other brothers and sisters in similar circumstances.
CHKD Sibshops
Norfolk, VA 23661
Sibshop provide peer support, education and a good time for siblings in a lively, recreational setting that emphasizes a kid's eye view. CHKD Sibshops are for siblings 6-14 years old. Our workshops run September through May each year.
Rappahannock Area SibShop
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Serves Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafaford.
Eanes ISD Sibshop
Austin, TX 78746
Siblings of a person with a disability have a unique experience growing up. Eanes ISD is piloting a Sibshop in the spring semester, 2016: this is an upbeat, fun and realistic support opportunity for siblings of a student with a disability.  Our pilot group will consist of brothers or sisters in 3rd through 5th grade.
Whatcom County Sibshops
Bellingham, WA 98225
Parent to Parent of Whatcom County offers two Sibshops a year for siblings of children with developmental delays, disabilities, and ongoing healthcare needs. Sibshops are a fun program just for brothers and sisters of kids with special needs, and are provided at no cost to families.
Canucks Autism Network Sibshops
Vancouver, BC V5Y 3N8
Paxton Campus Sibshop
Leesburg, VA 20176
Arc of Snohomish County Sibshops
Everett, WA 98201
City of Edmonton Sibshops
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7
Ministry Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital Sibshop
Marshfield, WI 54449
Sibshops, a globally-known program, offer siblings of children with special needs an opportunity to get together, have fun, and participate in new games and activities. The program provides peer support and education in a recreational setting, offering siblings time for themselves and making them feel special too. Sibshops is sponsored by Ministry Saint Joseph's Children's Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network.
Autism Ontario York Chapter Sibshop
Richmond Hill, ON l4s1l2
Monthly Sibshops geared towards kids with brothers or sisters with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Natural Discoveries with Kathy Sibshops
Aurora, OR 97002
I am available to facilitate or co-facilitate Sibshops for disability groups who would like to hold Sibshops but do not have a registered Sibshop facilitator on their staff or in their group. I am most familiar with siblings who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mental Health Diagnosis, Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, and Fetal Alcohol and Drug Affects.
FVCDC Sibshop
Abbotsford , BC V2S 6A3
Kerry's Place Sibshop
Oshawa, ON L1J 8P8
Sibshops of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7H9
Sibshops of Ottawa offer monthly Sibshops on Sunday mornings to siblings of children with special needs between the ages of 7 - 13 years old.
PWCS Sibshop
Dale City, VA 22193
Cork Sibshops
Cork, NA 0000
This Sibshop is run for siblings of children with physical disabilities,learning disabilities, Down Syndrome, Autism, global developmental delay, CP and life limiting conditions . It is run between three organisations, Brothers of Cahrity, Enable Ireland and Cope Foundation.
Hanover County Sibshop
Ashland, VA 23005
This sibling group is offered one time per month between October and May, during PEERS meetings at Oak Knoll Middle School. Pre-registration is required and sibs must have a parent and sibling attend the PEERS meetings to participate.
Oakstone Academy
Westerville, OH 43081
The Slomin Family Center
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Sibshops led by first generation facilitators (trained by Don Meyer) provide brothers and sisters with the opportunity to meet and talk with other kids who really know what it's like to have a sibling with special needs or a disability. They'll have an opportunity to share about the good and not-so-good parts of their family life, but most importantly they'll have fun making new friends, playing games, and more!!! For Children age 7- 13.
Sibling ROOTS Sibshops
Midland, MI 48640
Arc West Central Sibshop
Moorhead, MN 56560
Delta-Schoolcraft ISD PAC Sibshops
Escanaba, MI 49829
Sibshop series for kids ages 7-13 years old who have a sibling with special needs in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Siblings Support & Educational Programme
Galway, NA 0000
Aims are to:- 1. Organise programmes to provide siblings with opportunities to meet other siblings in a relaxed recreational setting thus helping reduce isolation. 2. Create a space for siblings to have the opportunities to hear and discuss experiences similar to their own. 3. Offer siblings a place to communicate their own individual needs. 4. Provide information on various techniques and coping skills to support siblings deal with their experiences. 5. Support and promote siblings well-being through a wide-range of fun and recreational activities.
McRory Sibshop in Tarzana
Tarzana, CA 91356
This sibshop is presented at McRory Pediatrics in Tarzana. We look forward to meeting you!
Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children Sibshops
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
WPSBC provides Sibshops 5-6 times throughout the year for children ages 5-12. It is open to the student's brothers and sisters and to the community. Sibshops are facilitated in a relaxed environment by various professionals from the school. Some of the staff have gone through traning from the Sibling Support Project.
SHAMS Sibshops
Tokyo, NA 111-0000
SHAMS is for siblings of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Family Weekend Retreat Sibshop at TSD
Austin, TX 78704
This Sibshop is offered siblings in families with a deaf or hard of hearing child (birth to 21yrs). Families must also attend the Family Weekend Retreat event in order to be eligible.
Sibshops of the North East
Salem, MA 01970
Sibshops for 8-13 year olds every other month, first Saturday of the month, 9:30am-1pm heldat Danvers Public Library , off the Children's Library
Arlington Public Schools Sibshops
Arlington, VA 22204
HEROES Sibshop
Richardson, TX 75080
North Shore Sibshop
West Vancouver, BC V7V 3R8
Niagara Frontier Sibshop
Niagara Falls, NY 14092
Niagara Frontier Sibshop, sponsored by Empower, provides fun-filled events and sibling support for children whose siblings have special needs, including developmental disabilities and mental health issues.
ARISE Sibshop
Syracuse, NY 13203
Mayo Clinic Sibshops
Rochester, MN 55901
AHRC Sibshop
new York, NY 10038
Our sibshop serves children ages 5-13 in all boroughs of NYC. This program is FREE and transportation is provided
Children's Minnesota Sibshops
Minneapolis, MN 55404
UF-Jax CARD Sibshop
Jacksonville, FL 32259
UF-Jax CARD offers regular Sibshop events especially geared towards siblings of our constituents within our five county area.
Foothills SNAPS Sibshops
High River , AB T1V 1M3
The Sibshops program is offered to the Foothills area. Currently the program is offered one Saturday a month with a 4 day a week summer program in the summer for 7 weeks. The program follows the curriculum, as well as the mandate of Foothills SNAPS around inclusion.
Halton Sibshop
Oakville, ON L6K1L8
ASGO Sibshop
Orlando, FL 32809
ASGO hosts sibshops every 1-2 times per year. We focus on siblings between the ages of 6-16 and host them out in the community.
Multicare CTU Sibshop
Puyallup, WA 98372
We offer Sibshops for ages 5 through 18.
Club 21 Learning and Resource Center Sibshop
Pasadena, CA 91101
CDRC Eugene Sibshop
Eugene, OR 97403
Clermont County Sibshops
Batavia, OH 45103
An activity filled day for brothers and sisters(ages 6-11) of children with disabilities. Provided at Child Focus 555 Old State Route 74, Mount Carmel. Time is 11am-2pm. Lunch will be provided. Cost $5.00 per child to help cover materials.
Prosper Sibshop
Prosper, TX 75078
Sibshops is a program launched in 2016 in Prosper ISD that supports our students who have brothers or sisters with special needs. It is a wonderful program that allows these siblings to meet other sibs, have a blast, share about the good and not-so-good parts of living with a special needs family member, and learn about the services their brother or sister may receive. It gives them the opportunity to discover that they have peers with similar experiences and provides them with tools to help them cope with frustrations or concerns they may have.
Sib Socials Sibshops
San Antonio, TX 78230
Eva's Heroes is proud to announce Sib Socials, a Sibshop specifically for teens and adults with a special needs brother or sister.
AZA United Sibshops
Phoenix, AZ 85034
This Sibshops is mainly for siblings of children that are diagnosed with Autism. However, we are always open to adding all types of siblings to our program.
Kankakee Area Sibshop
Kankakee, IL 60901
Our Sibshop meets the 2nd Saturday of each month except for the summer break we take in July. We meet from 9:00 to 1:00 at Avis Huff school 369 N. 5th Avenue in kankakee. Lunch is provided at no cost.
Tampa Bay Sibshops
Tampa, FL 33612
Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida (CARD-USF).
Mini Miracles Sibshop
Johnson City, TN 37601
Chapel Hill Sibshop
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Primarily for siblings (ages 8-13) of kids with developmental disabilities. Monthly meetings throughout the traditional school year. Held at the Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St. Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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
Upcoming Events
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Apr 06, 2018 - Apr 07, 2018 — Denver, Colorado
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Apr 13, 2018 - Apr 14, 2018 — Msida, Malta
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018 — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sibshop Facilitator Training and Sibling Workshops May 04, 2018 - May 05, 2018 — Grand Rapids, Michigan
Workshops on Siblings of People with Autism May 26, 2018 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM — Vancouver, BC
Upcoming events…