Additional needs and church
Stories, ideas and resources for helping you support and encourage families of children with additional needs, as well as some practical articles on what additional needs support might look like in church. If you are a parent or carer of a child with additional needs, we have a topic for you too.
12 Mar 2023
Many of us parent a child who has autism, or have children/teens in our church groups who have autism. How can we rethink our approach to help them draw closer to Jesus in the best possible way?
27 Jul 2021
If you or your kids struggle with reading, it can feel hard to access God's word well. In one of our Facebook Lives for parents and carers, Rachel shared her experience and ideas.
24 Jul 2020
In an episode of the Parenting for Faith podcast, we interviewed Naomi Graham, a children's occupational therapist, about how all children, regardless of their needs, can connect with God and how parents and carers can help with that.
09 Jan 2020
Hannah tells a story of how including a girl with additional needs in the pre-service prayer meeting impacted the kids worship later on.
13 Aug 2019
We can sometimes feel ill-equipped to support children with additional needs and their families. Kay Morgan-Gurr shares some top tips to help us get started.
13 Aug 2019
What does inclusion look like in practice? Kay Morgan-Gurr tells two very different stories of how churches have responded to children with additional needs and explains the heart of inclusion.