DFC Lesson Series Details
1. A Biblical Perspective – Let’s dive into God’s word and gain His perspective on people with disabilities.
2. Disability Etiquette – How should you treat someone with a disability? What if they can’t talk to you? What if they can’t see you? If you are curious about interacting with someone with a disability, this is perfect for you!
3. Disability Awareness – serving people with disabilities is best when you understand where someone may be coming from. Let’s build compassion through understanding.
4. What does disability ministry look like? – You may be curious, unsure, and even afraid of ministering to someone with a disability. Come and check out what disability ministry is all about!
1. Starting a Special Needs Ministry – You’re ready to start a special needs ministry, but Who? What? When? Where? And How? This session will answer all your questions and more!
2. Outreach Opportunities – Special Touch Ministry offers several outreach possibilities. Check out what resources you can provide!
3. Respite – Parents and caregivers are exhausted! Doctor appointments, therapies, and just meeting day-to-day needs are sometimes overwhelming. Respite events are the answer to meeting needs in your community!
4. Supporting the Whole Family – Serving someone with a disability does not end with that individual. In disability ministry, the whole family needs support!
1. Curriculum and Adaptations – Special Touch Ministry offers curriculum for your disability ministry. This session will help you to use that curriculum and adapt others already being used in your church.
2. De-escalating Techniques – What do I do if….is a question often heard. This session will focus on preventing and identifying triggers as well as learning what to do when things start to go wrong.
3. Problem-Solving Experiences – Do you want to put your knowledge to the test? This session will ask you to do just that as we work to solve everyday problems in disability ministry.
4. Creating a Sensory Room – A sensory room is a great place for people with disabilities to utilize! It can be used to teach curriculum, provide a calming space when overwhelmed, and many things in between.