Siblings Perspectives: Guidelines for Parents

Throughout numerous accounts of parents and siblings of children with disabilities, it becomes very clear; when a child in the family has a disability, it affects the whole family. This article is meant to arm you with important information and practical suggestions for helping and supporting siblings of children on the autism spectrum.
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Autism Collaborative Center

The Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) at Eastern Michigan University is a therapeutic learning environment designed from the ground up with your child's success in mind. ACC's staff is comprised of interdisciplinary professionals with specialized education and training in autism. ACC provides clients with a wide variety of therapeutic and behavioral services all under one roof, including sibling support.

National Autism Association

The National Autism Association website provides webinars, a digital library, toolkits on topics including siblings and the IEP process, research information, teacher resources, list of support groups, information on autism, and safety information for first responders, teachers and parents.
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Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is a national organization dedicated to awareness, advocacy, research and information about autism. Their website has extensive tools and resources for families and professionals regarding all aspects of living with autism.
Some parts of the website are in Spanish and they have a large resource guide. They also have a dedicated Spanish language toll-free number.
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Autism Speaks es una organización nacional dedicada al conocimiento, la promoción, la investigación y la información sobre el autismo. Su sitio web cuenta con amplios instrumentos y recursos para familias y profesionales en todos los aspectos de la vida con autismo.
Algunas partes del sitio web están en español y tienen una gran guía de recursos. También tienen un número para llamar gratuitamente dedicado solo al español
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