Siblings are an important part of a child’s family and Early Intervention (EI) is a family-centered program. This one-page tip sheet created by the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse, available in English and Spanish, provides strategies that can help families include siblings in EI visits.
Adjusting to a new sibling can be made a little easier when parents consider the older child in the transition. This resource discusses steps that parents can take to help prepare a child for the arrival of a newborn.
Siblings are essential members in a family and need support adjusting to a child’s disability or illness. This resource highlights signs of a child’s difficulty and provides suggestions for parents to support a child’s feelings about their sibling’s condition.