Support for adult siblings
Growing up with a disabled brother or sister can be a complicated and challenging experience - you are not alone. Many adult siblings juggle multiple responsibilities, feel isolated and need support in their sibling role. Read our information and advice for adult siblings below.
Online support sessions for adult siblings of people with learning disabilities
Meet others for mutual support and advice at one of our online sessions for adult siblings of people with learning disabilities
Online workshop for adult siblings of people with learning disabilities: Learn how to use Book Creator
Looking for a new way to keep in touch with your disabled brother or sister? Interested in learning how to make and send an interactive letter? Find out how in our online workshop with tech specialist Ray Weaver on Monday 24th May, 7.30pm - 8.30pm.
Covid-19: What adult siblings need to know
Advice for adult siblings on looking after yourself, contact with your disabled brother or sister, isolation, care packages, hospital admissions, vaccination and more
eBook for Adult Siblings
Are you an adult sibling who grew up with a disabled brother or sister? Do you ever feel that other people just don’t ‘get’ what life as a sibling is like? Do you find it hard to make time for yourself? Then our eBook “Self-care for siblings” is for you.
Guides for adult siblings
Check out our guides for adult siblings on topics like mental capacity, managing finances and getting a care needs assessment
Join a support group
Join one of online support groups for adult siblings of people with lifelong disabilities across the UK. Includes a group for bereaved siblings
Adult sibling bereavement
If you have experienced the loss of your disabled brother or sister, either during your childhood or as an adult