Wednesday, March 7, 2012

'Every child is precious - Working together to help children with disabilities

By Jean Bingham and Mary Durham
Primary General Board
A Jacob Harvey has leukodystrophy, making it impossible for him to walk and talk. Still, he participates in Primary.

Primary leaders are learning to make accommodations and adaptations for children with disabilities in their wards and branches, creating a welcoming atmosphere that allows these unique children to be included in classes, sharing time and activities where they can grow in the gospel along with their peers. Not only are children with disabilities blessed by these efforts, but also families are strengthened and additional blessings are realized by the children, teachers and leaders who love and serve with these children.
Following are a few things to remember when making accommodations and adaptations in Primary for children with disabilities.

(read here "a few things")

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