Support for Siblings
NAS information for siblings at autism.org.uk
The Den is an interactive site from the Autism Education Trust full of videos, quizzes and information covering all sorts of topics including information about sibling relationships
Personal story from teenage sibling at youngcarers.net
Interviews with people who have a brother or sister with autism at healthtalkonline.org
Sibs.org.uk for brothers and sisters (and parents) of people with special needs. Join sibs for useful information and their weekly email tips for siblings.
Siblingsupport.org Sibling Support Project.
FURTHER READING AND RESOURCES
Donald J. Meyer, Patricia F. Vadasy (2007) Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs
Frender, S. and Schiffmiller, R. (2007) Brotherly Feelings. Me, my emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome
My family is different (2007) by Carolyn Brock NAS A workbook for brothers and sisters
Can I tell you about Asperger syndrome? (2003) by Jude Welton, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
For older children
Everybody is different (2001) by Fiona Bleach (for 8-13yrs) NAS
Pick a card to learn something new about autism, NAS
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger syndrome (2002) by Luke Jackson, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Finding Asperger Syndrome in the family (2007) by Claire Lawrence ( for older teeneagers and parents)
Novels for young people
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time (2003) by Mark Haddon, David Fickling books
Blue bottle mystery (2000) by Kathy Hoopmann, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Lisa anda the lacemaker (2002) by kAthy Hoopman, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Al Capone does my shirts (2004) by Glennifer Choldenko, Alcatraz Books
Princes Trust Carers Centres run Sibling support groups across Scotland
Barnardo's run Sibs groups.
Contact a Family puts people in touch with support networks throughout the country.Contact a Family has an excellent factsheet for siblings. Further information is available from Contact a Family on 0808 808 3555.