Throughout the course of our time spent together, she will say any number of words to me from “silly bird” to “milk” to “thank you” and “cold.” She is just 16 months, so her verbal skills aren’t there yet, but her sign language communicates most everything she needs. He was ten years old when he […]
Watch this video clip and listen for God’s Spirit as Meaghan Wall explains what it takes to minister to children with special needs. Please share with your friends. Click here to leave a comment below. You can watch more of her interview along with Amy Fenton Lee, recorded at the Orange conference 2012.
Knowing where to begin is half the battle when starting any new ministry or program. Use this list as a guideline when walking your church through a special needs inclusion initiative. This checklist was a handout provided in a workshop led by Amy Fenton Lee at the recent Children’s Ministry Expo in Lexington, KY. Amy […]
The following video clip was broadcast live on the Internet from the 2011 Orange conference. It featured Amy Fenton Lee talking about the value, challenges, and opportunity of doing ministry with kids who have special needs. I knew it was going to be powerful, so I grabed a screen capture video on my old church […]
This guest post is from Amy Fenton Lee of the Inclusive Church blog. Many churches are working to better include children with special needs. Whether or not a church has taken steps to welcome children with learning differences or disabilities, parents can proactively prepare the children’s ministry team for their child’s successful inclusion. #1 Contact the […]