Attachments:
Download this file (A Child who comes to your Sunday Club Session.pdf)Child's profile discussion sheet[What do you really know about a child?]Lynn McCann12 kB
Download this file (Behaviour support in church handout.pdf)Behaviour Support in Church[No Limits Presentation Handout]Lynn McCann1173 kB
Download this file (Bible Lego cards .pdf)Lego Bible Cards[One Way Uk 2018]Lynn McCann1910 kB
Download this file (children_in_church_resource.pdf)Oxford Diocese: Children in Church[Practical ideas for inclusion]Lynn McCann253 kB
Download this file (How to write sensory Bible stories - handout.pdf)How to write a sensory Bible story[No Limits Presentation Handout]Lynn McCann958 kB
Download this file (Noah, Samson Sensory Stories .pdf)Noah and Samson sensory stories[Sensory Stories for you to use]Lynn McCann23 kB
Download this file (Our God is in charge.pdf)Accessible Prayers for our nation[Prayers with symbols]Lynn McCann3150 kB
Download this file (Prayer topics ppt.ppt)Prayer Symbols [For using with a prayer tree]Lynn McCann79 kB
Download this file (Sensory Glitter Bottles, rainsticks and smelly bags.pdf)Glitter bottles, rainstick, rainbows and smelly bags[Sensory makes for Noah]Lynn McCann365 kB
Download this file (Sunday club visuals.pdf)Sunday School visual timetable[Visual symbols ]Lynn McCann202 kB
Download this file (Teaching and Flourishing Teens handout.pdf)Teens with AN Flourishing in Church[No Limits Presentation Handout]Lynn McCann721 kB
Download this file (Tips on engaging ALL children in your Sunday Club sessions.pdf)10 Tips to engage all children in Sunday school. [No Limits Presentation Handout]Lynn McCann1151 kB

Here are some useful resources and links  

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IMG 0360Includedbygrace is my ministry blog with many articles full of ideas, discussions and help for churches on their learning journey of including people with disabilties in their fellowships.  

Handouts, resources and leaflets from various presentations are now downloadable from the top of this page. 

 

 

 

 

Lords Prayer photoMakaton Symbols for the Lord's Prayer!   

Go to this link for The Lord's Prayer in Makaton  or watch how to sign it from the Good News Group at St Andrew's 

 

 

 

 

Lego bible cards 1One Way Uk Puppet and Creative Arts Festival

For the past 3 years I have been doing workshops at this annual festival, showing people how they can creatively include children, young people and adults with additonal needs in pupetry,  prayer and creative ways of doing church.  In the list below are some resources from my presentations.  

1. Lego Bible challenge cards. (see above)

2. Sensory Bible Stories - Noah and Samson. (see above)

3. Prayer of inclusion from Moasaic 

4. Accesible prayers for our world  (see above)

 

 

 

Organisations that support Churches with training and resources:

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Urban Saints - Mark Arnold is the full time Additonal Needs worker, trainer and founder of the Additonal Needs Alliance.  He has also set up All Inclusive 2U, which offers an experienced disabilty advisor to visit your church and help you plan support strategies. 

Messy Church has appointed Trish Hahn to co-ordinate and advise about children with SEN. 

Children Worldwide headed by the Morgan-Gurrs are a great organisation who also set up the Additional Needs Alliance with Mark Arnold from Urban Saints.

Do join the Additional Needs Alliance on Facebook.  Set up by Mark Arnold of Urban Saints and Kay Morgan Gurr, this closed group is full of ideas, interaction and support from people working to make their church inclusive. Also visit their website for resources and lots of information. 

Through the Roof provides resources, advice and holidays for children and adults with Additional needs.  Tim Wood heads up their "Roofbreaker" initiative to support individuals and groups working to make their churches inclusive. 

Count Everyone In is a charity that supports adults with learning difficulties to access church and runs training and special events at major Christian Festivals. 

All these organisations are part of the Churches for All.  Look out for their Enabling Church conferences and training. 

 

img 20130508 00655Resources for free:

Guidelines for including children with disabilties from Oxford Diocese.     

Open Praise Project : free downloadable symbol supported Bible Stories.

The Inclusive Church - great blog and resources (American site). 

Communication4All : symbol supported Bible stories for free. 

Bible story pictures : Free Bible Images site. 

Creative Ideas from Flame Creative Kids   blog 

Twinkl : has some visual sequencing pictures of Bible stories (look at Sparklebox too) 

My prayer topics visual for using with a Prayer Tree Activity. - see attachements below...

 

 

Resources to buy:

 Amy Robinson : Story teller and Puppeteer - great How to tell stories and use puppets book. 

 Autism and your Church : a book by Barbara Newman 

 Play through the Bible : A sensory play journey through Luke's Gospel by Alice Buckley. 

 

 

Articles:

Developing Ministry to Children with Disabilities in Children's Ministry Magazine