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Commentary on “The sibling’s perspective: experiences of having a sibling with a learning disability and behaviour described as challenging”

Commentary on “The sibling’s perspective: experiences of having a sibling with a learning... PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on the article by Chase and McGill from the perspective of Sibs, the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting siblings of disabled children and adults.Design/methodology/approachThis commentary explores the implication of Chase and McGill’s findings for sibling support.FindingsThe article highlights how siblings need greater support throughout their life and argues that their views must influence the provision and development of that support.Originality/valueThis viewpoint focuses on the needs of adult siblings, often a forgotten group facing unique challenges and shared experiences. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Tizard Learning Disability Review Emerald Publishing

Commentary on “The sibling’s perspective: experiences of having a sibling with a learning disability and behaviour described as challenging”

Tizard Learning Disability Review , Volume 24 (3): 4 – Jun 20, 2019

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1359-5474
DOI
10.1108/TLDR-04-2019-0017
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Abstract

PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on the article by Chase and McGill from the perspective of Sibs, the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting siblings of disabled children and adults.Design/methodology/approachThis commentary explores the implication of Chase and McGill’s findings for sibling support.FindingsThe article highlights how siblings need greater support throughout their life and argues that their views must influence the provision and development of that support.Originality/valueThis viewpoint focuses on the needs of adult siblings, often a forgotten group facing unique challenges and shared experiences.

Journal

Tizard Learning Disability ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 20, 2019

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