A. J. is blond and energetic and has autism. His parents instructed me how to take his lead, touch his forearms, and appreciate his motions.
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I have a child who has a disability. Here are a few ways that congregations can try to embrace families like mine.
A worship service with children of all abilities
Part church, part support network for families, Salvage Garden strives to create a space where all are welcome.
Ministry in the 21st century
"Progressive Christians do a good job with issues like LGBT rights," says Dennis Sanders of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Minneapolis. "But we're less good at helping people become disciples of Jesus."