You want to include children with ASD in Sunday school and other church ministries, but it’s hard to know where to start. This webinar will give you the tools you need! From understanding the basics of ASD, to employing strategies for including individuals with ASD, to managing difficult behaviors, you’ll learn how to form an action plan and get started.
Our presenter: Nella Uitvlugt is Executive Director of Friendship Ministries, an interdenominational organization dedicated to sharing God’s love with people who have intellectual disabilities and enabling them to become active members of God’s family. Nella has a degree in special education from Calvin College, leads a Friendship program in her church, is past president of the Religion and Spirituality Division of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, serves on the leadership team of the National Council of Churches in Christ Committee on Disabilities, and is on the Advisory Committee of the CRCNA Disability Concerns Committee. She consults with pastors and congregations on topics concerning the spiritual needs of people with intellectual disabilities.