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Siblings of children with disabilities often experiences the complication of loving their siblings and being resentful that they take everyone time away from you.

www.siblingsupport.org 

Has articles of interest and list serves for both young and older siblings. Parents are welcome to monitor. On the homepage, click on Connect with Other Sibs, then SibKids List serve for pre-adults or SibNet List serve for adult siblings.  

This website will link to many valuable other sources of information.

www.do2learn.com 

Offers free and low cost computer learning games, picture cards for creating schedules and organizational tools, and suggestions for working with children with developmental disabilities. 

Resources For Adults & Seniors

Many adults and seniors benefit from picture cards to reinforce daily living skills because they have trouble processing verbally delivered information, initiating activities, staying focused, and completing every step within a task.  Picture cards can promote accurate and independent completion of daily living activities and thus enhance the individual’s overarching quality of life.  Daily living picture cards can also be integrated into story strips, functional communication systems, and visual schedules. 

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