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Being the Other One Growing up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs

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ISBN-10: 1590301501

ISBN-13: 9781590301500

Edition: 2005

Authors: Kate Strohm

List price: $22.95
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When there's a disabled child in the family, how are normally developing siblings affected? According to Kate Strohm, a counselor and health educator, siblings of the disabled face particular emotional challenges that are often overlooked. Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anger, and anxiety-and these and other emotional issues can have lifelong effects.Being the Other Oneis based on the author's own experience (as a sibling of a sister with cerebral palsy) and on extensive interviews she conducted with siblings of all ages. In clear and compassionate terms, Strohm explores the often secret feelings of siblings and offers valuable strategies for coping with…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Kate Strohm is a counselor, health educator, and journalist. She is the director of Siblings Australia, a program that provides resources and support for siblings of children with special needs, as well as for their families and health care providers. She is a sibling herself to a sister with cerebral palsy.