SIBS NH provides a support group for SIBlings of children with intellectual disabilities and chronic health conditions. The group acknowledges that sib-graphicbeing a sibling of a person with special needs can be both rewarding and challenging. The SIBS group offers time to connect and share with peers who “get it.” Siblings and adult facilitators spend time talking, playing games, doing arts and crafts and having fun in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

SIBS NH, in conjunction with LRCS & the Family Support Council, offers a sibling support group for children age 6 to 18 who have a brother or sister with special needs. LRCS. The next monthly meeting will be held Monday, April 24th, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the LRCS Main Office in Laconia. Advanced registration is required. There is no cost to participate. A snack will be provided, families should send in a sandwich or some other mealtime food item.

Please RSVP by March 27th, to Karen McDowell at 581-1544 or karen.mcdowell@lrcs.org with the name and age of the children who will be attending.

SIBS Group Meeting Schedule through June 2017:  May 25, June 29 – Most meetings scheduled for Thursday evenings, 5 to 7:30 p.m.