I think That My Child May Have Autism Spectrum Disorder. What Do I Do? – By Kelly M. Williams, Psy.D, LP

October 12th, 2015

I think my child may have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. What do I do? 1) If you suspect that your child is not meeting his developmental milestones as he should or is engaging in behaviors that concern you, consult with your pediatrician. 2) Ask for a referral for an evaluation. You have options. Your child’s school district can conduct an evaluation and so can a psychologist. The difference is,…

Sonflower Bakery – A New Vision For Special Needs Adult Ministry – By Dr. Lorna Bradley

October 7th, 2015

The Church of the Resurrection in Leawood Kansas didn’t set out to start a special needs adult day program, but recognition of the needs in the community coupled with a bit of inspiration has given rise to a unique community for adults with cognitive impairments. More than six years ago, Jennifer Ross, Director of Matthew’s Ministry special needs program, recognized the church needed to create…

A call to the ministry of healing…one priests journey – By Rev. Kate Picot

October 5th, 2015

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, Psalm 103:2-3   Back in the early 1990s I trained as a nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. I wouldn’t have imagined several years later, I’d be ordained in the magnificent and nearby St Paul’s cathedral (I didn’t even attend church…