Don  Meyer

Don Meyer

Don Meyer is the director of the Sibling Support Project. Don is probably best known for creating Sibshops, lively programs just for young brothers and sisters of kids with special needs. Don also created SibKids and SibNet, no-cost listservs for young and adult brothers and sisters, which allow hundreds of siblings from around the world to connect with their peers. Don was a founder of the Supporting Extended Family Members program at the University of Washington, which pioneered services for fathers, siblings and grandparents of children with special needs. Don is senior author or editor of six books: • Sibshops: Workshops for brothers and sisters of children with special needs • Uncommon Fathers: Reflections on Raising a Child with Special Needs • Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: a Book for Sibs • Views from our Shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs • The Sibling Slam Book • Thicker than Water: Essays by Adult Siblings of People with Disabilities