If a family member or friend of the family has recently given birth to a baby with Down's syndrome, firstly read our Friends and Family leaflet.
If have any questions please call our Helpline on 0208 614 5100 or 0333 121 2300 (not premium rate)* for some friendly advice
We understand that sometimes your experiences as a sibling might be a little different to that of your friends, classmates or work colleagues.
Growing up with a brother or sister with Down's syndrome can be a mix of good and bad experiences and emotions. Many siblings say their brother or sister with Down's syndrome has made their life better. All siblings, however, sometimes need a little extra understanding and support. Have a read through our siblings leaflet for more information.
Call our Helpline on 0208 614 5100 or 0333 121 2300 (not premium rate)* if you have any questions or if you just need a friendly ear to listen.
The Sibling Slam Book: What It's Really Like To Have A Brother Or Sister With Special Needs is a collection of unedited comments by teens who have siblings with special needs.
Fasten Your Seatbelt is the first book written exclusively for teens with a brother or sister with Down syndrome.
*Our new 0333 number is charged at national rate for both mobile and landline calls, unlike 0845 numbers which can be expensive from a mobile, your calls are included within your minute allowance with no premium.