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Autism and the Sibling’s Perspective Day 2

theautismblog: Your name and age:

KN, 8.

theautismblog: Your brother’s name and age:

JN, 10.

theautismblog: What kind of things do you do for fun?

For fun I go to camps, swim, watch TV, and play with my babysitter. Read full post »

Autism and the Sibling’s Perspective

If you were to Google the definition of “sibling” this is what you would find, “One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.” Seems pretty clear, a simple relationship, not very interesting. There’s nothing about frustration, laughter or botched trips to the grocery store. It doesn’t say anything about a friend or a partner in crime. The siblings we got to interview ranged in age from 8-25 and with that their answers. One thing they all had in common is their candid perspectives of what it’s like to have a sibling with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the love they have for their siblings. This week we are going to share those interviews with you. Read full post »