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Special Brothers and Sisters : Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Disability or Serious Illness.

Author: Annette Hames; Monica Mccaffrey
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005.
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Special Brothers and Sisters is a collection of real-life accounts from the brothers and sisters of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging in age from 3 to 18 years. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. There is a lot of advice available for parents of a child with a disability or illness, but very little about the important issue of educating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Hames; Monica Mccaffrey
ISBN: 9781846421457 1846421454 128034959X 9781280349591
OCLC Number: 476047224
Description: 1 online resource (97 pages)
Contents: A note to brothers and sisters --
A note to parents --
He won't be able to walk and talk, Jessica 3 --
I like it best when I'm tickling her, Emmy 4 --
Sometimes she pulls my hair, Chanel 4 --
I go to school with my brother, Carla 5 --
I feel a bit left out, Jane 5 --
I felt sad when Ginni was in hospital, Lakshmi 5 --
Craig's really good in goal, Liam 6 --
Sometimes I get quite embarrassed, Nicole 6 --
He wakes me up, Jack 7 --
I am thinking he might die, Laurie 7 --
I feel sad because she has to go to hospital, William 73/4 --
Me and my sister tease him, Daniel 8 --
I like to see people talking to my brother, Elizabeth 8 --
We watch TV and he gets all excited, Lewis 8 --
You know how to do more stuff, Tamara 8 --
People stare, Anna 9 --
We have to play things with Faris instead, Ayla 9 & Amani 6 --
I have to control my temper, Brandon 10 --
Sometimes we play football on our knees, Jordi 10 --
I didn't see him for 6 weeks, Nathaniel 11 --
I get fun days out too, Sian 11 --
He really changes his moods, Emma 11 --
I see his disability as an advantage, Amar 11 --
She went to school in Scotland, Camilla 11 --
We have to be very patient, Oliver 12 --
Helen was getting all the attention, Eve 12 --
Our budgies are good for him, Jennifer 12 --
I get to chat to others my age, Kirsten 13 --
I tried to find out more, Stephanie 13 --
Mum and dad buy tosh lots of toys, Rosanna 13 --
I've found this very hard to deal with, Ben 14 --
They aggravate me, Christopher 14 --
What's going to happen to her? Daniel 15 --
I used to love the Christmas parties, Lauren 15 --
Anger versus love, Emma 15 --
I took time out to be with him, Emma 16 --
I think, is it time for him to go? Dan 16 --
We are unable to take holidays together, Joanne 17 --
I worry about Kirsty sometimes, John 17 & Paul 12 --
I am always offered one of his sweets, Laura.

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