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Author Hames, Annette
Title Special Brothers and Sisters : Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with a Disability or Serious Illness
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
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Note Cover -- Special Brothers and Sisters: Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with a Disability or Serious Illness -- Contents -- A note to brothers and sisters -- A note to parents -- He won't be able to walk and talk (Jessica, 3½) -- 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, 7½) -- I feel sad because she isn't in my school ( William, 7¾) -- 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, and 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 six 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 and Paul, 12) -- I am always offered one of his sweets (Laura, 18) -- Find out more -- Where you can get help and information -- About the authors -- Sibling support in the UK -- Index
This is a collection of real-life accounts from the siblings of children with special needs, disability or serious illness, ranging from 3 - 18 years old. They explain, in their own words, what it's like to live with their siblings. These stories come with related tips to help siblings deal with some of the things that happen in their family lives
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hames, Annette Special Brothers and Sisters : Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with a Disability or Serious Illness London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2005 9781843103837
Subject Brothers and sisters of people with disabilities.;Children with disabilities -- Family relationships -- Case studies.;Children with disabilities -- Family relationships
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Alt Author McCaffrey, Monica
McCaffrey, Brendan
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