Nope, it's not Monday, and this usually goes live on Mondays. But I've been so involved with preparation for the Accessibility Summit - which starts today and at which I'll be speaking tomorrow - not to mention the paperwork for home selling/buying and our adoption, that I'm just now getting around to it. Next week I'll have several posts based on my session at the Accessibility Summit, so you can look forward to that!
A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism May we see our children in the faces of those like Tim - just as Rob did - so that circumstances like Tim's begin to change by the response of God's people.
A parent's greatest fear Dr. G. updated this a few days ago, and it's just as powerful for interacting sensitively with parents affected by disability as it was when I first read it.
Warren argues, Dogs and people with disabilities will go to heaven Mark's post is thoughtful and helpful about some unwise word choices from a Christian leader (a leader who, by the way, is known for his commitment to special needs ministry, so I'm sure this was an unfortunate example of not thinking through the implications of words not evidence of anything more than that).
5 Things You Should Know about Child Sexual Offenders Given the research showing that people with disabilities are more likely to be victims of abuse, we all need to consider the hard and disturbing truths here.
Speaking Out: The Gift of Ministering Undeterred by Disabilities I haven't seen this resource from the United Methodist Church, but it sounds promising.
Woman with autism is parish altar server I love articles like this one. And I'll love it even more when this sort of thing becomes so commonplace that it's no longer newsworthy.