One Third of Households Has Someone With a Disability

One Third of Households Has Someone With a Disability

Every third household in the Church has a person with some kind of disability. Do we welcome them enough at church? Church should be a safe, welcoming place for anyone who wants to attend and worship. Watch the video “Two Purposes: Accepting and Including People...
Teaching Strategies for Children with Disabilities

Teaching Strategies for Children with Disabilities

The Church provides resources that can help teachers better serve people of all abilities. One of these resources is a video series with techniques teachers can use to help all children learn in the classroom, especially in cases where a child has a disability. See...
Answers to Common Questions about Disabilities and the Church

Answers to Common Questions about Disabilities and the Church

The Church has put together a Frequently Asked Questions section on the disabilities website to help us gain insights on how to best serve those in our ward who have disabilities. Take a look, and see how the information can help you gain greater insight and ideas on...
Help For Parents and Caregivers of People With Disabilities

Help For Parents and Caregivers of People With Disabilities

Parents and caregivers of people with disabilities may have many questions. “Why did this happen to my child? Was it because of something I did?” “Can my child with a disability serve a mission?” “How can I help others understand my...
Assisted Listening Systems to Help You Hear Better at Church

Assisted Listening Systems to Help You Hear Better at Church

The Church provides technology to help those who are hard of hearing. These systems in meetinghouses and temples can help, even if you use a hearing aid. Meetinghouses Meetinghouses have two types of systems that function in the chapel and in the cultural hall. (The...
Missionary Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Missionary Opportunities for People with Disabilities

For some people, a full-time proselyting mission isn’t a possibility. However, a service mission can be a great opportunity to use their talents to serve. Find out what kinds of service missions are available, and share this information with those who might benefit....
How to Help Those with Disabilities to Participate and Serve

How to Help Those with Disabilities to Participate and Serve

We often think of people with disabilities as people we can serve. But everyone, despite any limitations they may have, can also serve others and participate in the Church See these disability resources provided by the Church and find a way to help someone else find...
How To Watch Church Videos With Captions

How To Watch Church Videos With Captions

Most of the videos available in the Church’s Gospel Media library can be streamed with closed-captioning. You can toggle captions on and off by clicking the CC button that appears at the bottom of the video player. Some videos also have closed-captioning in...
What Have the Scriptures and Prophets Taught about Disabilities?

What Have the Scriptures and Prophets Taught about Disabilities?

Having a disability can raise some deep questions, both for the individual and their loved ones. Understanding the principles surrounding this topic can offer more hope and strength. The Church’s website about disabilities provides an overview of what is taught...
How to Handle Food Allergies at Church

How to Handle Food Allergies at Church

Food allergies and reactions to food can have a significant effect on a person’s physical and emotional health and ability to participate in Church meetings and activities. How can we administer the sacrament in a way that ensures the safety of someone who has food...
Are Service Animals Allowed at Church?

Are Service Animals Allowed at Church?

Service animals often accompany people with particular disabilities to help them with their day-to-day activities. Other people have animals for emotional support. Are both service animals and emotional support animals allowed in Church buildings? Definitions A...

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