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Parent Story

In this short video, parents of children with disability describe how their other children cope.

These children show tolerance, compassion and understanding. They’re also good at explaining the disability to friends. Having a sibling with disability can be an enriching experience for their siblings.

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  • Last updated or reviewed 07-02-2011
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