Involving siblings

There is no doubt in our mind that Henry has been really blessed by having his two older sisters in his life and all their caring and constant companionship.

There is also no doubt in our mind that Henry’s diagnosis and the home programme has impacted on their lives and meant that our attention has been taken up considerably by Henry.

We also really feel that for all the sacrifices that the girls may have to make that it has also enhanced their lives and had a very positive effect on their personality’s and view of the world.

It is definitely not easy trying to balance the needs of your special & neuro typical children and it does lead you even further down the path of ‘guilt’ that I think all mothers experience.

We definitely have made mistakes  and not handled things in maybe the right way but these are a few of the things that worked well for us that might help you: