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141 Honest Strategies to Combat Sibling Rivalry

141 Honest Strategies to Combat Sibling Rivalry

We are often asked about how to deal with fighting between siblings and how to help them get along better. 

First off, it’s always useful to remember that fighting is a natural and inevitable part of life between children, and it’s just a matter of making sure that the difficulties that do arise are within a reasonable limit and are not dangerous. 

When a child has sensory challenges, these kinds of conflicts can be exacerbated and in some cases may be harder to deal with; sensory processing and verbal communication challenges can lead to outbursts and aggressive behavior.