Voices Unheard: Exploring the Spiritual Needs of Families of Children with Disabilities

From: Volume 4, Issue 2: Fall 2007, Children's Spirituality Pages 279-292


Many church members believe that churches are places of support and acceptance to all families. Most would be surprised to find that families of children with disabilities have difficulty establishing and maintaining church relationships. As a general rule, faith communities struggle in their response to this growing population. This article addresses the spiritual implications for families of children with disabilities and how faith communities can provide support to them.



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