Special needs children

Parenting special needs children is certainly a special responsibility. It tends to reveal special needs in the parents as well. It’s hugely important that each parent keeps in close fellowship with God and makes their marriage a priority, since parenting a needy child can drain emotional and relational resources. There is support and encouragement out there for you.


Parenting a special needs child

Every woman who becomes pregnant or adopts a child hopes for a healthy baby. Many pray fervently for that...

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The day of my birth arrived not with joy but with hand wringing. The umbilical cord had wrapped around my neck, turning my head blue. When my parents...
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“God loves me,” I hear as the church door swings open. Shirley has arrived. A mentally challenged senior citizen, she is part of the local community...
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Each summer during college, I worked in a group home for six developmentally disabled adults. It was one of the most emotionally challenging, yet...
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A lanky runner carried the opening ceremony torch for the 1998 Special Olympics Winter Games. Cheers mounted as the torch passed by the 42 teams...
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Our elementary school age child has begun to manifest a pattern of obsessive-compulsive behaviour. She’s anxious and worried all the time, and her...