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Siblings: How to Step out of Their Shadow

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Siblings: How to Step out of Their Shadow

September 18, 2014
3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Audience: 
Consumer/New Family

Sometimes siblings of a child with a bleeding disorder remain in the shadow of their affected brother or sister, whose needs put them in the spotlight of the family.This session offers parents tips on how to involve siblings in everyday tasks of their brother or sister with a bleeding disorder, helping them step out of the shadow. We will discuss personal experiences of two families, including a mom with both affected and unaffected siblings. By the end of the session, you will learn creative tips from a psychologist on how to keep all your children involved and educated.

Speakers: 
Spencer I. Duggan
Nina Duggan
Kirstin Drye
Lucas Rice
Moderators: 
Diane Standish, LSW