By Raising Children Network
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In this short video, parents of children with disability describe how their typically developing children feel and manage everyday life with a brother or sister with disability. These children show tolerance, compassion and understanding. They’re also good at explaining their sibling’s disability to friends. Having a sibling with disability can be an enriching experience for children.

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  • Last updated or reviewed 15-03-2016
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