Leading a Special Needs Ministry: A Practical Guide to Including Children and Loving Families.

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Leading a Special Needs Ministry: A Practical Guide to Including Children and Loving Families

Author: Amy Fenton Lee

Orange

c/o The reThink Group, Inc

9780985411688, $18.99, 165 pp., http://whatisorange.org

Fenton has written an exceptional book looking into the situations that anyone who works in a ministry with children with special needs may or may not face. At the beginning is an outstanding section that is especially insightful called "Loving Families". It seems in many other books on special needs ministry this subject was barely touched on or not at all. But Fenton goes in-depth showing us the right things to say and do to accept and love the family that has a child just diagnosed whether at birth, pre-school or elementary age. From there the author seems to knowingly know what challenges or situations are faced and thou a small book the detail is remarkable and in-depth even covering statistics, terms, training, recruiting, safety, as well as many other subjects. The only negative...

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