Special Needs Workshop - February 2019

Beatitudes of Acceptance PPT

Special Needs resources compiled by Ana B Barraza from Feb. 2019 Workshop:

Link to Loyola Press Special Needs page "designed to share resources for individual with special need and those who catechize them."

Link to The National Catholic Partnership on Disability with a wide range of resources, webinars and more for your ministry.

Link to the NCPD page specific to autism.  For a copy of "A Prayer of St. Francis for Autism," scroll down to "Autism Videos", and find the title o the chart (Available in Word and PDF).  For a copy in Spanish, press "Español" at top right corner of the page. 

Link to Understood.org with support for parents of children with learning and attention issues.  15 nonprofit organizations united to provide 'state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more."  You will find lots of info.  This website is in Spanish too.

Link to the USCCB - Search 'disabilities' to locate a myriad of resources.

"On the lips of the catechist the first proclamation must ring out over and over: 'Jesus Christ loves you; he gave his life to save you; and now he is living at your side every day to enlighten, strengthen and free you'..."

"En la boca del catequista vuelve a resonar siempre el primer anuncio: 'Jesucristo te ama, dio su vida para salvarte, y ahora está vivo a tu lado cada día, para iluminarte, para fortalecerte, para liberarte'..."


​Pope Francis  EG #164