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...
Video: How I Hear God’s Voice: Jamila’s Story

Video: How I Hear God’s Voice: Jamila’s Story

The Church video How I Hear God’s Voice: Jamila’s Story features Jamila, the only deaf member of her family. In the video, using sign language, Jamila shares how her eyes have become ears to hear the Savior and how service helps her view herself as Christ would....
6 Ways to Support Someone With Disabilities

6 Ways to Support Someone With Disabilities

When planning Church activities, it is important to keep in mind ways you can support people who have disabilities. Click on each graphic below to learn about 6 simple ways you can offer your support. To learn more, visit disabilities.ChurchofJesusChrist.org.  ...
Updated Church Disabilities Resources

Updated Church Disabilities Resources

The Church has updated its resources to help individuals with disabilities. The new resources at disabilities.ChurchofJesusChrist.org include sections for the following: Individuals Parents and Caregivers Leaders and Teachers Teaching Strategies for Children with...
Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Resources to Help Us Counsel with Others

Many members face a variety of challenges. Parents, leaders, ministering brothers and sisters, and friends have the opportunity to provide help. As you minister to the needs of others, you can help them experience joy and fulfillment. As people seek solutions to their...
#LightTheWorld video “The Christ Child” in Descriptive Audio

#LightTheWorld video “The Christ Child” in Descriptive Audio

The Church is now beginning to provide descriptive audio on some of its videos. This is a form of narration that describes the key visual elements in a video for the benefit of those who are blind or visually impaired. These narrations are typically placed during...
Updates to Life Help Resources

Updates to Life Help Resources

The Church has updated the Life Help resources available online and in the Gospel Library. Everyone needs help sometimes. Life is like that. In fact, God planned it to be that way. Mortality presents each of us with a wide variety of experiences and some are easier to...
Disability Resources Added to Life Help Section

Disability Resources Added to Life Help Section

Disability resources have been added to the Life Help section on the Church’s Gospel Library app. These resources from the website “Disability Resources” at disability.ChurchofJesusChrist.org are now conveniently available in the Gospel Library...
Articles About Disabilities in the June Ensign Magazine

Articles About Disabilities in the June Ensign Magazine

The June 2020 Ensign has several articles about disabilities. Some of them appear in the printed edition and others are digital only (online and in the Gospel Library app). How Do I Talk to My Kids about Disabilities? What Church Leaders Are Saying about Disabilities...
Captions in Video Downloads

Captions in Video Downloads

There are thousands of videos in the Church’s Gospel Media library (videos.ChurchofJesusChrist.org) available to stream and download. Most of these videos have captioning available while streaming, so you can see the text being spoken as you watch. You can also...

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