Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Resources available to help support members with disabilities

'We should not be afraid or concerned'
From left, Leah Gunter visits with Alison Winder and Whitney White, both Relief Society presidents in young single adult stakes in Logan, Utah, about supporting members with disabilities.
Relief Society leaders can help members with special needs.

Stake or ward disability specialists are a resource for local leaders seeking to help all members enjoy the blessings of Church participation -- and a support for families and individuals with disabilities.
This is, in essence, what new instructions concerning disability specialists entail on the Church's website. It is also what Elder Christoffel Golden Jr. of the Seventy emphasized in relation to a growing segment of the population – including Latter-day Saints – who are living daily with disabilities.

read the full article here
the Church website links to resources on disabilities here


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