Findings indicate that while the focus of much of the early research on the non-impaired sibling experience was on the negative impact of having a sibling with impairments, there were some exceptions in early sociological studies that highlighted the impact of structural barriers and cultural attitudes on sibling adjustment. In particular, results of early studies showed that the transmission of inclusionary attitudes within the family unit can improve the lives of siblings.
Sanchez, M. (2016), "The Sibling Disability Experience: An Analysis of Studies Concerning Non-Impaired Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities from 1960 to 1990", Sociology Looking at Disability: What Did We Know and When Did We Know it (Research in Social Science and Disability, Vol. 9), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 241-259. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-354720160000009012Download as .RIS
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