Involvement of adult siblings of persons with developmental disabilities in future planning.

@article{Heller2009InvolvementOA,
  title={Involvement of adult siblings of persons with developmental disabilities in future planning.},
  author={Tamar Heller and Jordon Kramer},
  journal={Intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={208-19}
}
This study examined factors influencing involvement of siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities in future planning and their expectation of future caregiving. The sample consisted of 139 adult siblings recruited from an online sibling list and a sibling conference. Results indicated that few families made plans or involved siblings in the planning. Siblings who were most involved in future planning were older, more involved in disability activities, and provided more support to… CONTINUE READING

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