Several books have been written for and by the brothers and sisters of individuals with developmental disabilities. Below are just a few recommended books and others can be found at the Sibling Support Project's Astore at amazon.com. By ordering through this site, you can also support the Sibling Support Project.
Thicker than Water: Essays by Adult Siblings of People with Disabilities. In this thought-provoking essay collection, thirty-nine adult siblings, ranging in age from 20-70, reflect on how their lives have been indelibly shaped by their relationship with a brother or sister with special needs. Edited by Don Meyer, creator of Sibshops and an expert on sibling issues. Buy it and support the Sibling Support Project at no extra charge here.
Special Siblings:Growing Up with Someone with A Disability, by Mary McHugh
Views from Our Shoes – Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs, Edited by Don Meyer
The Sibling Slam Book: What It's Really Like To Have A Brother Or Sister With Special Needs, Edited by Don Meyer
Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs – A Book for Sibs, Donald Meyer and Patricia Vadasy
Being the Other One: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs, by Kate Strohm
Riding the Bus with My Sister, by Rachel Simon
Oh Brother!: Growing Up With a Special Needs Sibling (Paperback), by Natalie Hale, Kate Sternberg
What About Me? Growing up with a Developmentally Disabled Sibling, byGlen R. Elliott, Bryna Siegel & Stuart C. Silverstein
The Ride Together:A Brother and Sister’s Memoir of Autism in the Family, Paul Karasik and Judy Karasik
Siblings of Children with Autism – A Guide for Families, by Sandra L. Harris and Beth A. Glasberg