Autism, Down syndrome, physical disabilities . . . children with special needs often don't fit into typical church programs. Yet it's critical that we help them discover their God-given value and unique gifts! This comprehensive resource includes Bible lessons, inspiring real-life stories, teacher devotionals, training articles, and more---plus a CD-ROM. 328 reproducible pages, softcover from Gospel Light.
When a child with special needs comes to your church, how can you help that child know Jesus and have a vital relationship with God? Jesus never requires anything but faithbut as Paul says, How shall they hear?” Children with special needs may not fit into typical kids’ ministry programs, frustrating parents, children and teachers, too.
Joni and Friends wrote Special Needs Smart Pages, a comprehensive resource to help you reach out to kids with a variety of special needs. Learn how to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of disabled children, how to recruit and train leaders and teachers for a special needs ministry and how to help kids with special needs discover and use their unique gifts to serve God!
Help in understanding autism spectrum, physical disabilities, speech/language impairment, emotional/behavioral disorders, developmental/cognitive impairment, learning disabilities
Includes lessons for specially-tailored Bible stories, motivational teacher devotionals, planning information, training articles, tips and miniposters
Includes a DVD of six inspiring kids with special needs who live for Jesus
CD-ROM of entire book included
If God is calling you to minister to kids with special needs, this book is for you!
Founder JONI EARECKSON TADA a quadriplegic since 1967, is known worldwide as the leading Christian advocate for those with special needs. For more than a quarter of a century, Joni and Friends has been dedicated to extending the love and message of Christ to people who are affected by disability, whether it is the disabled person, a family member, or friend.
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