The Child with Autism Learns about Faith (Paperback)
15 Ready-To-Use Scripture Lessons, from the Garden of Eden to the Parting of the Red Sea
Future Horizons, 9781935274193, 97pp.
Publication Date: February 25, 2011
Children with autism CAN learn about God
Endorsed by religious leaders, this groundbreaking book offers a step-by-step lesson plan for family members, educators, and church staff--including scripted narratives, group activities, prayers, scripture readings, classroom setup guidance, lists of additional resources, and more. Each lesson is also accompanied by a Scripture Study for instructors to help them prepare for each class, where the author provides additional ideas and discussion questions.
Students learn about:Creation Adam and Eve Temptation Cain and Abel Moses Passover
PARENTS and TEACHERS learn:Autism Ministry Class Setup How Kids Learn How to Prepare How to Teach
Praise For The Child with Autism Learns about Faith: 15 Ready-To-Use Scripture Lessons, from the Garden of Eden to the Parting of the Red Sea…
"The book’s easy-to-use lessons and multi-sensory approach are just right for teaching children with ASD. … The practical tips will help congregations engage all children with opportunities to grow in faith. The lessons can be adjusted to accommodate varying degrees of cognitive abilities. The contemplative questions for parents and caregivers are a wonderful guide that can facilitate fellowship and help family members express underlying sentiments that often remain unspoken. … this book is an essential tool for every faith community that wants to provide meaningful participation to all its members." Sister Kathleen Schipani, IHM, and Mrs. Lori Brew The Department for Pastoral Care for Persons with Disabilities Archdiocese of Philadelphia
"An indispensable reference tool for any parent and educator who believes in the timeless values, lessons, and mores inherent in religious history and practice. Kudos to Labosh for filling such a vital need within the exceptional community." Aviva Engel, Editor, Exceptional Family
"I happily recommend this book, The Child with Autism Learns the Faith. … I am deeply grateful for Kathy Labosh's service to the Church in writing this excellent book to assist teachers and parents in sharing the faith with children with autism." The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhodes, Bishop of Harrisburg