Orange Conference Resources

Thank you for being a part of the Orange breakout sessions from OC 18-20!

Below you you will find things from my three breakouts: Autism, Special Needs Ministry Hacks, and Tackling Milestones. Praying these help each of you as you work to serve those with special needs and their families.


Autism Breakout

Suggested Books resources for you:

 Autism and Your Church: Nurturing the Spiritual Growth of People with Autism Spectrum DisorderThe Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism: A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competentThe Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with AutismCarly's Voice: Breaking Through Autism

Always recommenced these:

Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with AutismTemple GrandinEmergence: Labeled Autistic



Special Needs Ministry Hacks:

Profile For Special Need Friend Word Document

Heaven Sensory Box PDF

Blessing of the Hands PDF


Tackling Milestones

Suggested Books resources for you:

Different Dream Parenting: A Practical Guide to Raising a Child with Special NeedsThe Life We Never Expected: Hopeful Reflections on the Challenges of Parenting Children with Special NeedsDancing with Max: A Mother and Son Who Broke Free


Joni and Friends  

Irresistible Church Training Series for Special Needs Ministry


How Can We Help?