Recently several of my articles written for other publications were made available to readers through other websites. All of these articles provide guidance on helping a church launch a special needs ministry.
Special Needs: Getting Started and the Pre-Launch Path (originally written for K! Magazine and now made available through headhearthand.com).
Communicating a Vision for Special Needs Inclusion (written for OrangeLeaders.org)
Leading through the A's of Special Needs Inclusion (written for OrangeLeaders.org)
Leading Leaders of Special Needs Ministry (written for OrangeLeaders.org)
For more on getting started and links to the related blog posts with sample forms and best practices, see: Starting a Special Needs Ministry. For insight on the current state of special needs inclusion and children's ministries, see
The Premise of the Inclusive Church Blog.
A few thoughts on small churches...
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