Program helps siblings of children with special needs

10/18/2009 | Greenwich Time (Conn.)

Growing up with a sibling who has special needs can be challenging, but it can also make you more sensitive and independent, say children who have attended a program called Sibshops in Greenwich, Conn. The program primarily provides recreational activities for siblings of children with disabilities, giving them a chance to get together socially and sometimes discuss their challenges. "There's something about being with a group of people who walk the walk," said the mother of one participant.

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