Sibshops are a FREE program designed specifically for brothers and sisters (ages 6 to 12) of children with special needs or disabilities. Sibshops are a time to meet other brothers and sisters of children with special needs, build friendships, have fun, do recreational activities, and share feelings with others who really know what it is like to have a sibling with a disability.
Spring 2020 Sibshops - CANCELLED
Sibshops is a partnerships with Here4Youth, LifeScape, USD Center For Disabilities and SD Parent Connection.
- To save time when dropping the youth off, print and fill outthis formahead of time!
- If you like to work with children and are looking for a FUN volunteering opportunity, contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
Information About Sibshops
Sibshops is part of the Sibling Support Project, a national project dedicated to the concerns of brothers and sisters of people with special health, developmental and mental health concerns:
An ABC News 20/20 segment about Sibshops features a sibling of a young man with autism who attends them.
Other Resources for Siblings
Just for teenage brothers and sisters, available as Yahoogroup and Facebook group.
How to Let young Siblings Know You Care by Don Meyer