Sometimes brothers and sisters of children who have disabilities feel they are the forgotten members of the family. They share many of the same concerns their parents have including isolation, a need for information, guilt, concerns about the future, and care-giving demands. They also face issues that are uniquely theirs including resentment, peer issues, embarrassment, and pressure to achieve.
SHARE wants to give our amazing siblings the support and attention that they need.
is a national program that provides siblings with peer support and information, thereby allowing them to know that they are not the only youngsters who are in this situation. Once a month, SHARE staff and volunteers, many of which are adult siblings, facilitate , where siblings can talk about their concerns and assist one another to discover new coping techniques. Social and recreational activities are planned to help forge friendships in the sibling community. In the summer, turns into a 3 day (days only).
SHARE is a licensed facility for the West Texas area. You can read more here about the origin of as well as connect with other siblings. If you’re outside of West Texas you can find a near you by clicking here.
Jan 26 – (Sat)
Feb 23 – (Sat)
Mar 13 – Day Camp (wed)
Apr 9 – Sibling Day (Tue)
May 11 (Sat)
Jun 12 – Sib Fun in the Sun (Wed)
Jul 30-31 – Day Camp (Tue/Wed)
Aug 1 – Sib Camp
Sep 21 – Odessa
Sep 28 Midland
Fri – Nov 15 – Sibling Celebration
Sat – Dec 14 – Christmas Party