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...
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...
Technology to Assist Latter-day Saints Hear Better at Church

Technology to Assist Latter-day Saints Hear Better at Church

The Church has made a significant effort over many years to understand and meet the needs of members who are hard of hearing. Unfortunately, many members and leaders are not familiar with these systems that are available in meetinghouses and temples. These devices can...
Church Updates Resources to Help People With Disabilities

Church Updates Resources to Help People With Disabilities

The Disability Resources section of the Church’s website has been updated at disability.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Nearly one in three households has someone with a disability. As a leader, you have a unique opportunity to support these members and their...
Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

The role of the stake and ward disability specialist is “to help facilitate increased participation and inclusion of Church members with disabilities.” Some responsibilities are including members with disabilities in Church meetings and activities, responding to...
Be My Eyes Mobile App Brings Sight to Blind & Low Vision People

Be My Eyes Mobile App Brings Sight to Blind & Low Vision People

Be My Eyes is a free mobile app that lets you be a blind person’s eyes anytime from anywhere in the world. With the press of a button, the app establishes a live video connection between sighted volunteers and blind or low-vision people. Every day, volunteers...
4 Ways to Serve Families with Disabilities

4 Ways to Serve Families with Disabilities

Families who are touched by disabilities need your love, help, and support. The article “4 Ways to Serve Families with Disabilities” from the June 2018 issue of the Ensign magazine explains that about 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of...
10 Ways to Create a Sense of Belonging for People with Disabilities

10 Ways to Create a Sense of Belonging for People with Disabilities

Young people with disabilities and their families want more than to be integrated or included. “They want to experience belonging,” said Dr. Erik Carter during a lecture at Brigham Young University. “We foster belonging not through programs but through relationships,”...

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