By Kate Kelly
It’s not uncommon for brothers and sisters of kids with learning and attention issues to complain about their sibling. Your response can help your child feel understood and empowered.
Kate Kelly has been writing and editing for more than 20 years, with a focus on parenting.
Molly Algermissen, Ph.D., is an associate professor of medical psychology at Columbia University Medical Center and clinical director of PROMISE.
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Mar 27th at 2:00 pm
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