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Learn more about the SibKits

SibKit 1.0: ABI

What is the SibKit ABI? 

The SibKit ABI is a booklet filled with just-right, interactive tools and tips for brothers and sisters of kids who have pediatric acquired brain injuries (ABI). 


Why is the SibKit ABI helpful to me?

A lot of changes happen when your sibling has an ABI. These tools and tips can support you to: 

  • Understand your sibling’s ABI 
  • Feel more included in your sibling’s rehabilitation 
  • Work through feelings you might experience 

Who made the SibKit ABI?

The SibKit was made by people who have expert knowledge about ABI: 

  • Health professionals who work on the Brain Injury Rehab Team (BIRT) at Holland Bloorview
  • Siblings of kids with ABI 
  • Parents of kids with ABI 
  • Clients who have ABI 
SibKit 2.0

What is the SibKit? 

The SibKit is a booklet filled with interactive tools and tips for brothers and sisters of kids with disabilities, medical complexities or diagnoses.


Why is the SibKit helpful to me?

These tools and tips can support you to: 

  • Understand your sibling’s diagnosis 
  • Feel more included in your sibling’s journey 
  • Work through feelings you might experience 
  • Learn about who will help support your family 

Who made the SibKit?

  • Siblings
  • Parents
  • Clients who have disabilities, medical complexities or diagnoses
  • Health professionals who work at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Canada 
The SibKits project was generously supported by the Centre for Leadership. Thanks to donors of the Holland Bloorview Foundation for funding the project. Additional thanks to Thomson Rogers for providing the financial support to make SibKit 1.0 available to the brothers and sisters of children who have pediatric acquired brain injuries.

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