This revised edition and brand new resource kit guides Friendship leaders/mentors, elders, pastors, and families as they help persons with cognitive impairments prepare to express their faith and become full members of a faith community.
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This article by Joan Huyser-Honig from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship examines communion from the perspective of people with disabilities and concludes, "The cultivation of daily gratitude, receiving all of life as gift—the training for that is at the table."
Yikes! Statistics suggest that people with autism are seven times as likely as someone without autism to be involved with law officers as a victim, witness or offender. This resource can help change that.
This hymn was commissioned for a national conference on disabilities hosted by Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. Presbyterians for Disability Concerns has posted it on their website. This hymn was included in the United Church of Canada’s hymnal supplement, More Voices.
The National Empowerment Center maintains a list of consumer-run organizations that encompass the entire state or large parts of states. These organizations can be contacted for consumer support groups or programs in their respective states.