Sibshop for Parents

Sibshop for Parents

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Fr. Campion Place

Community Centre


R95 W521 Danesfort


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Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Sibshop for Parents /Guardians will help you to learn how to support the siblings of your child who has disability.

About this event

The morning session consists of two talks

1. Communication and General Behaviour Strategies - 9.30am-11am

This talk will cover the following

  • Managing Tantrums
  • Tips for Transitioning
  • Positive Behaviour
  • Visual Aids
  • Identifying Emotions
  • Positive Communication
  • Books and Resource materials

2. How to support children who have a sibling with additional needs and what siblings would like parents to know - 11.30-12.30

Topics will include

  • The unique concerns and issues that siblings experience
  • The positive outcomes of being a sibling
  • How to support siblings throughout their childhood and on to Adulthood.
  • What happens at a Sibshop Workshop
  • Books and Resource materials

This event is organised by Down Syndrome Kilkenny, but is open to all regardless of the disability involved.

It is funded by Kilkenny Carlow ETB

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