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The Cook Children's Sibshop provides services to siblings of children living with a chronic illness or life-changing disability, who are or have been patients at Cook Children's Medical Center.
The history of Sibshops spans more than 25 years. Founded by Don Meyer, a pioneer in the sibling movement, the Sibshop model is dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people with special health, developmental, and mental health concerns. There are currently over 320 Sibshops worldwide, including one right here at Cook Children's in Fort Worth, Texas. To learn more about the history of Sibshops and what they offer check out siblingsupport.org.
Your child can join the Cook Children's Sibshop for an opportunity to meet other siblings, discuss common concerns unique to siblings of children with a chronic illness or life-changing disability, play games, enjoy arts and crafts, and have fun. It's a chance for us to celebrate siblings for who they are and all they do. Click here to read a personal account from Cook Children's SibShop Workshop.
Sibshop events are hosted once a month on Saturdays, at Cook Children's. Programs are age appropriate with sessions for teens ages 13-18 and kid ages 7-12. Want to
To learn more about the program or to register for the mailing list, call 682-885-5872, speak to your child's Child Life specialist, or click here.
Primary contact: Veronica Kubiak; Cook Children's Medical Center; 801 Seventh Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76104; Phone: 682-885-5872
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