This is a compilation of resources shared at Sibshop Facilitator Trainings and other events hosted by the Sibling Support Project. Thanks to all who have contributed!

Articles, Books and Films

The Sibling Survival Guide: Indispensable Information for Brothers and Sisters of Adults with Disabilities

Thicker Than Water: Essays by Adult Siblings of People with Disabilities

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk

Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally by Emily Ladau

Edna’s Gift

New York Times Parenting article on siblings:

Spectrum News article on siblings:

Vanier Family Institute article: Strength in Diversity: Positive Impacts of Children with Disabilities

Poem: Welcome to Holland – often cited by parents of children with disabilities

Wonder – a book and movie that includes a sibling story

Who Will Love Me by Kaleen Marshall – a book for caregivers.

Riding the Bus with My Sister by Rachel Simon

My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits – activity book to use with children

The Good Egg by Jory John Read aloud on YouTube:

For more children’s book recommendations visit, “Other Books for Young Readers” and “recommended reading list for young siblings.”

Future Planning Resources

The Arc’s Center for Future Planning, including free online tools for siblings and families to create a future plan:

Supported Decision Making Resources from the Sibling Leadership Network:

Charting the Life Course free online tools for people with disabilities and families in multiple languages:

In Canada: (there is a cost for planning services)

Online Groups for Siblings

SibNet for adult siblings

Sib20 for sibs in their 20s

SibTeen for adolescent siblings

Hermanes Capaces for Spanish-speaking sibs around the world

Siblings Of Schizophrenia And Other Serious Mental illness for siblings of individuals with me