Siblings of Children With Illness
or Disability

The sibling relationship can be complicated. There are extra challenges and stressors when a sibling has an illness or disability. The resources below can help parents provide support to their children and help children understand their complex feelings.

Web Content

For Parents

For more information about Children's Grief please see the Children's Grief RX.

Book List

These resources are available to borrow in the Family Library. You can also check with your local library to see if they are available.

You can download, print, and share this PDF, or our Destiny Collection List.


Thank you to our friends from CAYAC and Pediatric Child Life Services for their contributions.

Current as of: March 20, 2024

This material is designed for information purposes only. It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment. If you have specific questions, please contact your doctor or appropriate health care professional.
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