How Does Having a Sibling with a Disability Affect Girls & Women?

Thank you to Harriet Redman, Executive Director of Wisconsibs, the Wisconsin Chapter of the SLN! She created and shared “How does Having a Sibling with a Disability affect Girls & Women?” The perspective of Growing Up, Growing Closer, and Growing Older provides valuable insight into the sibling role.

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2 Responses to How Does Having a Sibling with a Disability Affect Girls & Women?

  1. Shannon Moikeha- Taylor says:

    Being a sister of a brother who has Down Syndrome and also being his only family can be tough because its hard to get all the answers. Being a sister has taught me unconditional love and understanding. It has also brought along with it a very defensive side of myself. I remember when I was younger feeling defensive or even aggressive to protect my brother. Well those traits have not gone away and I have to be very cautious and gentle with myself when I feel them. I am grateful for everything I have and am able to provide.

  2. Kitty Porterfield says:

    Wow! Nice job, Harriett! I wish we lived closer. Congratulations.

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