Do you have a sibling with special needs? Do you sometimes feel like there is no one you can talk to about this?
If you do, you are not alone. Having a sibling with special needs affects you and everyone else in your family in different ways. You need support for yourself.
In Canada you can call: Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 or visit them online to connect with a counselor who can help you.
We encourage siblings who live in Toronto to contact us at (416) 482-0081 to find out how Delisle can support you and find creative ways to connect and support siblings with each other. We are eager to hear your thoughts.
Check out these web sites to get more info, read about how other siblings cope and find out what you can do to look after yourself:
- Sibling Support Project - Here you will find great resources and lists of sibshops in different cities and regions around the world.
- Sibling Blog features essays and stories written by sibs.