Autism and Your Church: Nurturing the Spiritual Growth of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2011 - Religion - 127 pages
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This new edition of an indispensable handbook provides a wealth of practical tips, including a new chapter on behavior management and an updated discussion of what "Autism Spectrum Disorder" means.

It will enable your church to

appreciate those with ASD as persons created in God's image

discover ten strategies for including people with ASD

develop an action plan for ongoing ministry

Reproducible resources include:

Sample Interview Questionnaire for Children's Ministry

Sample Interview Questionnaire for Adult Ministry

Sample Observation Form

Sample Parent Permission Form

Sample Adult Permission Form

Sample Job Description for Coordinator of Ministry to Children and Adults with Special Needs

Sample Individual Spiritual Formation Plan (ISFP)

and more!

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User Review  - leo0280 -

I got this gift for my mother for christmas and she started to read it right away. She says that it is very informative and she can't seem to put it down. She has a better underetanding of the autistic world and the values it has within a church. Thank you.. ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Barbara J. Newman has been a teacher and consultant in the area of inclusive education for more than twenty years. Her tested strategies and personal stories will empower your church to follow her lead. Barb has also written "Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities."

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