Cassie is a twelve year old girl with Cerebral Palsy. In a new school, with a new group of friends, Cassie works on understanding how unique and special she is.
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From the title to the final, frightening story with which the book concludes, Shar Boerema clings to hope in God and God’s faithful plan for the lives of everyone she loves.
If you could take the vision of the body of Christ, as described in 1 Corinthians 12, and put it into practice in supported care homes, you would embody the practices described in this new book by Cara Milne.
Engraved Upon the Heart: Children, the Cognitively Challenged, and Liturgy's Influence on Faith Formation (Book Review)
Engraved Upon the Heart by Hwarang Moon makes a good case for something dear to my own heart as an ordained pastor in the Reformed tradition and as the father of a daughter who has severe intellectual disability.
Turning Barriers into Bridges presents Biblical, legal, and cultural reasons for making church communications accessible, and it provides specific guidelines to do so.
Effective disability ministry shouts to a world that values perfection, superficial beauty, and power that God and his people value those who seem weak, who depend on others, and who appear insignificant. Disability ministry proclaims that the gospel is for all people regardless of their abilities.
Children with disabilities are part of God's family, but people don't always treat them that way. In this book you'll discover how to help kids and their leaders welcome and include kids with disabilities at church or school.
This resource helps congregations develop spiritual care with children and families facing mental health issues, and includes a framework for care and many sample resources.
Welcoming People With Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: A Practical Guide for Congregations
Check out this great little booklet on how to include and welcome people with developmental disabilities, together with their families. Written by Courtney Taylor, Erik W. Carter and others.