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How to encourage good sibling relationships with a special needs

How to encourage good sibling relationships with a special needs


As my younger daughter grows older, I continue to look for ways encourage a loving relationship with her special needs sibling.

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So how do I encourage that same, strong relationship in my boys?

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'My sister and I are very close and we're in touch a lot, yet it's not an easy relationship', says Marie, 36, of her sister Kate, who is two years older.

If you are a parent of children with and without special needs, then you may wonder as to what type of relationship they'll have. Here's what I've learned ...

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... children with and without special needs, be sure to check out these five tips for how to encourage a loving relationship with a special needs sibling.

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