Autism and Your Church

Nurturing the Spiritual Growth of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by BARBARA NEWMAN (Author)Barbara J. Newman (Author)


This new edition of an indispensable handbook provides a wealth of practical tips, including a new chapter on behavior management and an updated discussion of what "Autism Spectrum Disorder" means.

It will enable your church to

appreciate those with ASD as persons created in God's image

discover ten strategies for including people with ASD

develop an action plan for ongoing ministry

Reproducible resources include:

Sample Interview Questionnaire for Children's Ministry

Sample Interview Questionnaire for Adult Ministry

Sample Observation Form

Sample Parent Permission Form

Sample Adult Permission Form

Sample Job Description for Coordinator of Ministry to Children and Adults with Special Needs

Sample Individual Spiritual Formation Plan (ISFP)

and more



Barbara J. Newman, Author

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