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Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia is a unique national organisation promoting better support for siblings of children and adults with disability.

Vision and mission

Siblings: acknowledged, connected, resilient.

How Siblings Australia can help

Siblings Australia offer one-on-one and group support to adult siblings, and parents of young siblings, as well as a variety of educational resources for siblings, parents and professionals.

Information lines / help lines

Programs and apps and tools

  • One-on-on one support for adult siblings and parents
  • Webinars for adult siblings, parents and professionals
  • SibConnect — a monthly virtual support group for adult siblings
  • SibChat — an online community for adult siblings

Recommended links

Last reviewed: December 2021

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Help with the NDIS - for Adult Siblings | Sibings Australia

The NDIS is Australia’s first national scheme for people with disability which provides funding to individuals eligible to participate.

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Disability Support For Teen Siblings of People with Disability | Siblings Australia

During your teen years there is a lot to consider particularly when your brother or sister has a disability. Adult siblings say connecting with other sibs when they were teens was important.

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Future Planning & Disability - Adult Siblings | Siblings Australia

Siblings are often concerned about more than just their own future planning. This section aims to assist in navigating the process of what siblings need to consider.

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Health Professionals, Mental Health & Disability | Siblings Australia

Common challenges for siblings can include isolation, family stress, feeling different, difficult emotions, additional responsibility and others’ reactions.

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Sibling Experience - Support For Adult Siblings of People with Disability | Siblings Australia

Siblings talk about the difficult experiences they face amid feelings like isolation, grief and/or guilt. Through seeking support, many talk about moving forward with more self-acceptance.

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Mental Health Support for Siblings & Parents - Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia offers one-on-one support sessions, where Siblings Australia staff with lived experience will provide strategies tailored to your individual circumstances.

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Professional Support For Adult Siblings of People with Disability | Siblings Australia

As a sibling, it is helpful to work with professionals who are keen to understand and respect how you have been impacted by being a sibling of a person with disability.

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Supporting Siblings - Professionals | Siblings Australia

Contribute to supporting siblings and adding to the capacity of the whole family to support each other. Talk to us today.

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Coping Skills & More - Parents & Siblings | Siblings Australia

We exist to empower the parents & siblings of people with a disability to build capacity in the whole family and improve relationships. Talk to us today.

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Webinars for Adult Siblings - Disability & Family Support | Siblings Australia

Webinars We offer a range of one-off webinars and webinar series throughout the year, and cover a range of topics – previous webinars have included: Planning for the Future Making Sense of Childhood Experiences (for adult siblings) Supporting your Sibling Child (for parents)  You can find details of our upcoming webinars on our Eventbrite page

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