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Title The sibling slam book : what it's really like to have a brother or sister with special needs / edited by Donald Meyer ; foreword by David Gallagher.
Pub Info Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2005.
book jacket
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  PARENT 306.8 SIB     AVAILABLE
Descript 152 pages : portrait ; 28 cm
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Contents What should we know about you? -- What should we know about your sib? -- How many kids are in your family? -- Describe yourself to someone who can't see you -- How would you describe your relationship with your sib? -- Do you like hanging out with your sib? What do you do? -- How do your friends describe you? -- What do you want people to know about your sib? -- Do you think your sib knows he/she has a disability? (If so, what does that mean to him/her? -- Got any good stories about your sib? -- Is your outlook on life different from your friends' outlook on life? How? -- Do you think being a sib has affected your personality? How? -- What makes you proud of your sib? -- When you were younger, did you ever wish you had a disability so your parents would pay more attention to you? -- Do your friends get along with your sib? Do you tend to pick friends who are likely to get along with your sib? -- What do you tell your friends about your sib's disability? Do they ever ask questions? -- What is your pet peeve? -- What item must you have with you all the time? -- Can you imagine what it would be like if your sibling didn't have a disability? -- Does your sib ever frustrate you? How? -- What are some advantages--good parts--of having a sibling with a disability? -- What are some of disadvantages--not so good parts--of have a sibling with special needs? -- Describe a perfect day -- If you could change just one thing about your sib (or your sib's disability), what would it be? -- What do you see for your sibling's future? And what part do you think you'll play in that future? What annoys you the most about how people treat your sib? -- Do your parents include you in discussions about your sib? How do you feel about that? -- Has your sib ever embarrassed you? -- Do you know lots of other sibs and if so, how do you know them? -- How is your sib treated by kids in your community? -- What career choices sound good right now? -- Something you said you'd never do but did anyway: -- What is the hardest thing to do as a sibling? -- Sweetest thing someone has done for (or said to) you: -- Is there something about your sib that just makes you smile? -- Anything about your sib that just pisses you off? -- What confuses you the most about the opposite sex?
Summary Siblings of special-needs children discuss hopes, fears, frustrations, resentment, and triumphs regarding their life with their siblings.
Subject Children with disabilities -- Family relationships.
Children with disabilities -- Home care.
People with disabilities.
Brothers and sisters.
Family members.
Add Author Meyer, Donald J. (Donald Joseph), 1951-
Alt Title Slam book
ISBN 1890627526 (pbk.)
9781890627522 (pbk.)
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