Parenting the sibling of a child with a special needs

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The list author says: "The special needs of child with a disability has an impact on the entire family. This list focuses on how to support the other kids in the family."
I Have Needs Too!: Supporting the child whose sibling has special needs
1.  I Have Needs Too!: Supporting the child whose sibling has special needs by Elizabeth Batson
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  "This is my own book. I am a co-leader for a monthly workshop for kids who have a sibling with special needs. The kids were enthusiastic about creating book that would let their parents know what life was really like for them. For each of their issues, I have added practical suggestions for how parents can respond to their child's needs."
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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
2.  How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
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  "This is my favorite book on how to parent with a balance of love, respect and authority. If you read my book, "I Have Needs Too!" and wondered how you would actually have some of the recommended conversations, this book will show you how."
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Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A Book for Sibs
3.  Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A Book for Sibs by Donald J. Meyer
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  "Donald Meyer is a national figure in supporting sibling of children with special needs. This book is written for the siblings themselves and covers a wide range of issues including the meaning of the situation for themselves. (Will my children have this problem? Will I have to take care of my sib when I grow up? What exactly is my brother or sister's problem.)"
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Views from Our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs
4.  Views from Our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs by Donald Joseph Meyer
The list author says:
  "If you don't have access to a sibling support group, this collection of essays lets your child see how other siblings think about and cope with a situation similar to their own."
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Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too
5.  Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber
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  "This is a very insightful book on the general challenges of raising more than one child in your home. It does not deal with the added complication of a child with special needs."
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