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Research – Call for Participants in Study of Sibling Caregivers

Rick Glaesser, a social work doctoral student at the University of South Florida, is seeking study participants for research on the effects on siblings who become the primary caregiver to and co-reside with their sibling with a developmental disability after transitioning from … Continue reading

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Powerful Article by a Sibling Caregiver

Sibling Amy Finney shared a beautiful story of her relationship with her sister Kara in a recent article on xoJane. The depth of Finney’s love for her sister, who had an extremely rare developmental disorder, is a powerful testament to … Continue reading

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All Too Familiar: A Story for National Siblings Day

One Tuesday night this winter, I was babysitting my friends’ children, three-year-old Eliza* and one-year-old Mitchell.* I watch them on a weekly basis, so I have a working knowledge of their routines and habits. But on that particular Tuesday, Eliza … Continue reading

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Media: Autism’s Invisible Victims: The Siblings

What do you all think about this? It strikes me as a pretty negative assessment? Do you think this type of interpretation is helpful? What would be a better way to frame the sibling experience? Read it here… -John

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News: Long-Term-Care Insurance: Who Needs It?

Geneva Hunter, 66, is among those without protection. She is well aware of how helpful it would be to have such insurance. She gets schooled on that point each day: Her 89-year-old mother, Ida Christian, who has Alzheimer’s disease, lives … Continue reading

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