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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Shattered: Praying with PTSD

You’ve read about my experiences praying with PTSD in other posts, such as “The Discipline of Weeping” and “Return to…

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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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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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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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Thin Places

The most common reaction to the divine presence throughout history has been terror. Love is a consuming fire. We cannot…

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Bible Study and Sunday School Vocabulary Board

If you have a concrete thinker or a child with complex communication needs, the thought of studying the Bible in…

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Spiritual Self Caretaking

Decision fatigue is probably the hardest part of being a special needs parent, followed by the stress of constant vigilance.…

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