Category Archives: Autism

5 Practical Tips for Young Adults with Autism Seeking Employment…Ron Sandison

Twenty-six million Americans with disabilities are of working age. Every year an additional 50,000 young adults with autism diligently search and struggle for employment. Many of these young adults experience chronic under-employment and unemployment. These practical tips can empower your child for employment and independence. Continue reading

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Key Ministry to be featured Tuesday night on Cleveland radio…

They’ll be discussing the topic: Welcoming Families of Kids With Mental Illness at Church. Continue reading

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Five reasons churches shouldn’t have vaccine policies

But excluding unvaccinated or undervaccinated children would mean turning away a significant group of families. Continue reading

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Autism, vaccines and the need to keep our kids safe

There’s a point at which blind rejection of good science jeopardizes our ability to credibly communicate our witness to the world outside our Christian cocoon. Continue reading

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Hopeful, Trusting, Confident and Calm…Karen Crum

When I was actively listening to God’s directions, I was able to relax and feel so much more internal confidence and peace as a parent. I learned that many things will not will work according to my plans and timing, but I know that God is in control and that I can trust and hope in Him to lead “my pack”. Continue reading

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I had no plan…Jeff Davidson

It’s been 15 years and my world is still turned upside down by autism. Continue reading

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Celebrating Mike

We know that Mike will continue to have a great impact for the Kingdom through the Special Friends Ministry at FBO while prioritizing the needs of his wife and family in accordance with Scripture. Continue reading

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Including Kids and Teens With Mental Illness in the Church and Community…#globalaccess2015

Here’s the Slideshare of Dr. Grcevich’s presentation today at the 2015 Global Access Conference, presented by Joni and Friends…Including Kids and Teens With Mental Illness in the Church and Community. Continue reading

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A journey of faith…Guest blogger Cathy Blatnik

At one time, having Dominic make his First Holy Communion was something that I could only dream about. On May the third, it became a reality. Continue reading

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Fitting in at church…by Anonymous

I do not even know how to approach joining a church now since it is so evident that no one at my old church in my old city wants anything to do with me. For all the talk on forgiveness, I am apparently too eccentric and egocentric to be forgiven and to be accepted. Moreover, if not even loving Christians can put up with me, the rest of the world seems scary. Continue reading

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