Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs / Edition 1

Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs / Edition 1

by Donald J. Ed Meyer, Don Meyer, Patricia Vadasy
     
 


Long-awaited revision of the essential guide for organizing and running support groups for siblings of children with special needs.See more details below

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Long-awaited revision of the essential guide for organizing and running support groups for siblings of children with special needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557667830
Publisher:
Paul H. Brookes Company
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
621,458
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Foreword
Tom Fish
Preface
Acknowledgments

1. What Are Sibshops?

Who Attends Sibshops?
Who Sponsors Sibshops?
Who Runs Sibshops?
What Is the Optimal Number of Participants in Sibshops?
When Are Sibshops Offered?
How Often Are Sibshops Held?
What Are the Goals of the Sibshop Model?
How Do We Become a Registered Sibshop?

2. Unusual Concerns

Overidentification
Embarrassment
Guilt
Isolation, Loneliness, and Loss
Resentment
Increased Responsibilities
Pressure to Achieve

3. Information Needs of Siblings

Information Needs According to Age
Avoiding Misconceptions about the Condition
Providing Brothers and Sisters Needed Information
When Siblings Think about the Future
Information at Sibshops
Adult Siblings

4. Unusual Opportunities

Maturity
Self-Concept and Social Competence
Insight
Tolerance
Pride
Vocational Opportunities
Advocacy
Loyalty
Conclusion

5. Getting Started

Cosponsors
Participants
Financial Issues
Facilitators
Location
Times and Dates
Publicity
Registration and Budget Management
Conclusion

6. Putting It All Together

Awareness and Recruitment Activities
Planning for Your Very First Sibshop
An Annotated Sibshop Schedule
The Activity Planning Form
Evaluating Your Program
Conclusion

7. Introductory and Trickle-In Activities

Facetags
Group Juggling
Human Bingo
"I Am" Poem*
Favorites I
Favorites II
Strengths and Weaknesses
Two Truths and a Lie*
Knots
Instant Replay
Snowball Fight
Go Stand in the Corner!
Sibtree*
Sibshop Action Art
The Name Game
True Facts*
Telephone
The Web
When You're Hot, You're Hot!
M&M Game*

8. Sibshop Discussion and Peer Support Activities

Time Capsules
Moccasins
Sound-Off
Tanabata*
Dream Pillows*
Superheroes*
Discussion Gift*
Dear Aunt Blabby
The M&M Game*
Feelings on a Rope*
Three Wishes*
Wheel of Feelings Beanbag Toss
Same and Different
My Sib & Me
Strengths and Weaknesses, Jr.
Two Bug Activities: That Bugs Me!* and The Love Bug*
Graffiti Wall
Inside/Outside Bags or Masks*
Sibling Slam Book*
Open Discussions
Conclusion

9. Sibshop Recreational and Food Activities

Games—New and Otherwise
Presenting Sibshop Recreational Activities

Airport*
Altoids Versus Wint-O-Greens!*
Backlash
Balloon Birdseed Beanbags*
Balloon Duo
Balloon Stomp
Beach Ball Bounce*
Behavior Modification
Blindfold Sort Out*
Blob Tag
Body Part Musical Chairs*
Body Surfing
Caterpillar
Centipede
Commons
Dangling Donut Eating Contest

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