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Sibshops

Sibshops are a FREE program designed for brothers and sistersof 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.

2021 Sibshops

JOIN US FOR MONTHLY VIRTUAL STATEWIDE SIBSHOPS

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, March 13th (REGISTER)

10-11 AM CT / 10-11 AM MT

Online Virtual Sibshops are for brothers and sisters, ages 8 to 13, who have a sibling with special needs or disabilities. Sibshops are a time to do action packedactivities, play goofy games, and a timeto talk with other siblings who really know what it is like to have a sibling with a disability.

Here's how the Virtual Statewide Sibshop will work:

1) Register your child(ren) to join us online via Zoom for an hour of action packed activities, goofy games and time to talk about how things are going with other siblings whoreally know what it is like to have a sibling with a disability.
2) After your child is registered, a small package will be mailed out just for them!This will include materials and goodies we will use during our time together.
3) The morning of the Sibshop, please help your child(ren) log in using the Zoom link shared with you after registration and find a private place they can join the fun!

REGISTER ONLINE / Call 1.605.361.3171 /Email

Further questions or comments, contact 1.800.640.4553 / Email tburesch@sdparent.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:
www.siblingsupport.org.

An ABC News 20/20 segment about Sibshops features a sibling of a young man with autism who attends them.

Other Resources for Siblings

SibTeen
Just for teenage brothers and sisters, available as Yahoogroup and Facebook group.
https://www.siblingsupport.org/connect-with-others-sibs/meeting_other_sibs_online/sibteen

How to Let young Siblings Know You Care by Don MeyerSlideshow

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