Sibshops - For Siblings Ages 8 - 15
This group, ages 8-15, is for siblings of children with special needs. Given the varied age range, the students may break out into age appropriate groupings and discussions. The program will meet 3 times this year to discuss common issues particular to being a sibling of someone with special needs. Topics discussed will include: what it is like to have a special needs sibling; how to talk about their sibling with friends; how to handle the strong emotions involved; helpful books and resources.
Primary Instructor(s): Linda Nathan (Social Worker) and Nina Riley (Guidance Counselor)
Dates: Saturdays March 13, April 10, May 22 10-11:30am
Location: Jenkins School
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Syllabus - coming soon
For 2020-21, these programs have been generously supported by grant funding received from the Douglas Education Fund, Grace E. Brooks Trust, Evan Henry Foundation, Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation, Edwin Phillips Foundation, Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation as well as our community fundraising supporters.