The siblings of children with special needs are often the overlooked ones in families struggling to cope. Kate Strohm, an experienced health professional and journalist who has a sister with cerebral palsy. In this book she shares the story of her journey from confusion and distress to understanding and acceptance. She provides a forum for other siblings to describe their own journeys. Kate also provides strategies that siblings themselves, parents and practitioners can use to support the brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
Kate Strohm, manages the Sibling Project at the Women's and Children Hospital in South Australia. She has worked as a hospital scientist, health educator, counsellor and journalist.