• A Place for All: Ministry with Youth with Special Needs

2008, JohBarone and The Monarch School, Winona, MN: St. Mary's Press

  • Including People with Disabilities iFaith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families and Congregations

Erik Carter, Paul Brookes Publishing, 2007

  • Learning Disabilities and the Church: Including All God's Kids in Your Education and Worship

Cynthia Holder Rich and Martha Ross Mosckaitis, FaithAliveResources

  • Let All the Children Come to Me: A practical guide for including children with disabilities in your church ministries

M. Breeding, .K. Hood, J. Whitwork, Cook Communication Ministries publisher

  • Special Needs Special Ministry for Children's Ministry

Jim Pierson, Louise Tucker Jones, Pat Verbal, 2004, Group publishing, Inc.

  • That All May Worship: An Interfaith Handbook to Assist Congregations in Welcoming People with Disabilities

look under interfaith initiative. American Association of People with Disabilities

  • The Child with Autism Learns the Faith

Kathy Labosh, Future Horizons Autism Site

  • Welcome One; Welcome All

Institute on Pastoral Initiatives, University of Dayton, Institute of Pastoral Initiatives

  • The Heart of the Caregiver, an 8-week in-depth study of God’s Word for today’s family caregiver

Mary Tutterow, online at http://www.theheartofthecaregiver.com

  • Autism and Your Church

- Barbara J. Newman (Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2006) ISB1592552730. Second Edition by Friendship Ministries, 2011. Order from www.friendship.org or 888-866-8966.

  • Building a Developmental Disability Ministry

- (Bethesda Lutheran Communities). Available from Bethesda's National Christian Resource Center (NCRC) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 1-800-369-4636, ext. 4449 and www.friendship.org.

  • The Special Needs Ministry Handbook

- Amy Rapada (Booksurgen , August 2007) ISB1-4196-6547-2.

  • Autism and Alleluias

- Kathy Bolduc (Judson Press Retail Price: $13.00; ISBN: 9780817015688)

  • Adam: God’s Beloved

- Henri J.M. Nouwen (Orbis Books, 1997) ISB1570751331

  • An Unexpected Joy: The Gift of Parenting a Challenging Child

- Mary Sharp, M.D. (Pinon Press, a division of NavPress, 2003) ISB1-57683-461-1

  • His Name is Joel: Searching for God in a Son's Disability

- Kathleen Deyer Bolduc (Bridge Resources, 1999) ISB1-57895-034-1

  • Light from Lucas: Lessons in Faith from a Fragile Life

- Bob Vander Plaats (Focus on the Family, 2007) ISB1589973984

  • A Place Called Acceptance: Ministry with Families of Children with Disabilities

- Kathleen Deyer Bolduc (Bridge Resources, 2001) ISB1-57895-098-8

  • Strong at the Broken Places: Persons with Disabilities and the Church

- Stewart Govig and Rosalynn Carter (John Knox Press, 1989) ISB0804211531

  • Dancing with Disabilities: Opening the Church to All God’s Children

- Brett Webb-Mitchell (United Church Press, 1996) ISBN 0829811524; 1-800-537-3394 or www.ucpress.com.

  • Disability Resource Manual: A Practical Guide for Churches and Church Leaders

- Ashley Peterson. Download from: http://www.covchurch.org/resource/disability-resource-manual-a-practical-guide-for-churches-and-church-leaders

  • Exploring Faith and Life Bible Study Curriculum

- Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, www.blhs.org

  • Feed All My Sheep: A Guide and Curriculum for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

- Doris C. Clark (Geneva Press, 2000)

  • God Plays Piano, Too: The Spiritual Lives of Disabled Children

- Brett Webb-Mitchell (Crossroad, 1993) ISBN 0824513746

  • Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities

- Barbara Newman (Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2001) ISBN 1-56212-777-2

  • Learning Disabilities and the Church: Including All God’s Kids in Your Education and Worship

- Cynthia Holder Rich and Martha Ross-Mockaitis (Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2006) ISBN 1-59255-262-5

  • Practical Teaching Methods for Bringing the Gospel to Special Needs Students

- Linda Kay Zessin (Department of Christian Formation, Evangelical Covenant Church). Available for purchase online from www.covenantbookstore.com.

  • Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability

- Stephanie O. Hubach (P & R Press, 2006) ISBN 1596380519

  • Amazing Gifts: Stories of Faith, Disability and Inclusion

- Mark I. Pinsky (Alban Institute, 2011) ISBN 978-1-56699-421-7, http://www.alban.org/amazinggifts.aspx