Free Sunday School Lesson: Silent Night

Not every family is able to attend church over the Christmas holidays, but lots of us want to teach our…

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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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Holiday Tips for Making Christmas Easier for Special Needs Families

The feast of the Nativity approaches, and with it, anxiety. How will your family get along when everyone’s home? How…

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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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When the Wine Runs Out: Marriage in a Special Needs Family

Our family prayer corner is filled with gilded handwritten icons that catch the eye, but today I want to talk…

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7 Ways to Act on Your Autism Awareness in Church

Today is Autism Awareness Day. Many people of faith are wondering how they can welcome, engage, and serve with persons…

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Church Bag Printables to Improve Focus- Holy Week Version

It’s been several months since my last church bag post. One of my children has started exhibiting strong sensory needs…

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Flexible Orthodox Liturgy Visual Schedule

Over the past couple of years, I have had the joy of seeing the visual schedule I made for the…

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A Sensory Diet Checklist for Your Church

When I first came across the term “sensory diet,” I was skeptical. How would touching my food make a difference…

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Advent with Autism Guide

Autism is our normal. Though we adapt to help everyone thrive as much as possible, our priority is joy when…

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