Drawing on her personal memories, Ellen Greenhill wrote a stage play detailing what life has been like, both from the autistic mind of her brother and as her caretaker role. Continue reading
Research indicates that the majority of brothers and sisters of children with autism cope well with their experiences. That does not mean, however, that they do not encounter special challenges in learning how to deal with a sibling who has autism or a related disorder.
With more children being diagnosed with autism, and many within a family where several children are neuro-typical, it’s raised some questions on how these children feel about their sibling with autism taking more time and attention from their parents. Continue reading