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Learning in a Grown Up World

The concept of mental age perpetuates the myth that the adult with an intellectual disability is still, to some extent, not fully adult. As teachers, it is important to be mindful of this concept simply because it can help guide effective teaching activities.

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Disability Ministry Planning

Many church volunteers get stuck when considering ministry with people who have disabilities because they don't know where to start. With the permission of the people who developed the attached plan, I share it, in slightly edited form, not because it can be adopted whole cloth, but because it may provide a starting point for your own church.

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Large Print Bibles

Bible publishers use the terms "large," "extra large," or "giant print" for editions of the Bible which are not truly large print. To avoid confusion, here is a list of truly large print Bibles in various versions.

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Setting Boundaries

ADNet has collected a number of articles into one page on this very important topic for ministry. The introduction to the page says, "Setting healthy boundaries enables us to persist in sharing Christ's love through difficult circumstances.

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Recommended Film: Like Stars on Earth

The film "Like Stars on Earth" tells the story of an 8-year-old boy who suffers the abuse of classmates, teachers, and even his own parents for his inability to do what most children learn easily. Later, with the help of a temporary art teacher, the boy's life was changed. 

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Is This How a Deaf Person Feels?

I know a bare minimum of sign language so I sat, unable to understand the near silent conversations around me. I could have asked for a translator or requested that people go a little slower. But I was reluctant to do this. Why should I impose my single handicap on an entire group of people? Is this how a deaf person feels?

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