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Special brothers and sisters: stories and tips for siblings of children with a disability or serious illness

Special brothers and sisters: stories and tips for siblings of children with a disability or serious illness

McCaffrey, Brendan; Hames, Annette, 1957-; McCaffrey, Monica, 1963-

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
1st American pbk. ed.
Published London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Annette Hames and Monica McCaffrey ; illustrated by Brendan McCaffrey
ISBN: 1843103834, 9781843103837
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 95 p.
Subject: Brothers and sisters of people with disabilities.; Children with disabilities Family relationships.; Children with disabilities Family relationships Case studies.

Contents

  1. A note to brothers and sisters
  2. A note to parents
  3. He won't be able to walk and talk, Jessica 3
  4. I like it best when I'm tickling her, Emmy 4
  5. Sometimes she pulls my hair, Chanel 4
  6. I go to school with my brother, Carla 5
  7. I feel a bit left out, Jane 5
  8. I felt sad when Ginni was in hospital, Lakshmi 5
  9. Craig's really good in goal, Liam 6
  10. Sometimes I get quite embarrassed, Nicole 6
  11. He wakes me up, Jack 7
  12. I am thinking he might die, Laurie 7
  13. I feel sad because she has to go to hospital, William 73/4
  14. Me and my sister tease him, Daniel 8
  15. I like to see people talking to my brother, Elizabeth 8
  16. We watch TV and he gets all excited, Lewis 8
  17. You know how to do more stuff, Tamara 8
  18. People stare, Anna 9
  19. We have to play things with Faris instead, Ayla 9 & Amani 6
  20. I have to control my temper, Brandon 10
  21. Sometimes we play football on our knees, Jordi 10
  22. I didn't see him for 6 weeks, Nathaniel 11
  23. I get fun days out too, Sian 11
  24. He really changes his moods, Emma 11
  25. I see his disability as an advantage, Amar 11
  26. She went to school in Scotland, Camilla 11
  27. We have to be very patient, Oliver 12
  28. Helen was getting all the attention, Eve 12
  29. Our budgies are good for him, Jennifer 12
  30. I get to chat to others my age, Kirsten 13
  31. I tried to find out more, Stephanie 13
  32. Mum and dad buy tosh lots of toys, Rosanna 13
  33. I've found this very hard to deal with, Ben 14
  34. They aggravate me, Christopher 14
  35. What's going to happen to her? Daniel 15
  36. I used to love the Christmas parties, Lauren 15
  37. Anger versus love, Emma 15
  38. I took time out to be with him, Emma 16
  39. I think, is it time for him to go? Dan 16
  40. We are unable to take holidays together, Joanne 17
  41. I worry about Kirsty sometimes, John 17 & Paul 12
  42. I am always offered one of his sweets, Laura.