New and improved: Visual Schedule for the Orthodox Divine Liturgy

We’ve used the original visual schedule almost every week for the past three years to help my children participate in…

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Teaching With Games: A Winning Strategy for Therapeutic Homeschools

Later this month, I have the honor of presenting the webinar, “”They Shall All Know Me”: Seven Best Practices for…

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Meltdown Calming Card

It’s the time of year when our routines change. Even when those changes are good, joyful, and holy, they can…

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Prayer Book With Visual Prayers

One of the ways to invite families into praying together is to keep things simple and accessible. This set of…

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Can People with Disabilities be Happy?

Why should we seek happiness, the cynics wonder, when life is hard and people are stupid and cruel or at…

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Non-Verbal Prayer: The Jesus Prayer Matching

I’m working into the wee hours every night to finish up the manuscript for my book, Of Such is the…

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Non-Verbal Prayer 3 Ways

Last week, I realized that my book needed a chapter dedicated to non-verbal prayer. After I reviews some talks I’ve…

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Accessible Prayer Corner Tutorial

The most effective and lasting way to teach is through how we arrange and prioritize spaces. The ancients knew this…

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A Little Bit of God

“We don’t know if she’ll understand you, but she can hear you even though she’s sedated.” I stood at my…

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Mercy Cleanings

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Antiochian Village to attend the Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat. On the first morning,…

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The Discipline of Weeping

I wrote those words over 20 years ago when I began to reflect on the way Christ came to me…

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Patron Saints of Autism

For those of us who ask the help of saints in our daily lives, one of the first questions that…

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