Good article on grief and loss of a child and how to care for the surviving sibling.
The article, Caring for Siblings of Sick or Disabled Children, by Perri Klass
“Having a child changes you into a parent, and as we all know, that is not a simple change; there’s nothing one-and-done about it. And having a seriously ill child changes you forever as a family; it’s important for everyone who tries to help families to understand that when one child in a family is seriously ill, or lives with a chronic disability, the siblings are also profoundly shaped by the experience.”
To read the full article, please click here
Please also review our Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling Training