Special Needs Parenting: From Coping to Thriving

by Lorna Bradley. Huff Publishing, 2015.

Written by a United Methodist minister and the mother of an adult son with special needs, this resource addresses the challenges and rewards of parenting or caring for a child with special needs


guilt, patience, self-care, healthy relationships, reflection and discussion questions, prayer, scripture from Psalms and the Gospels, tips for small group leaders, liturgy for blessing parents, inventory for self-care

Best For

parents and caregivers for persons with disabilities


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Take time to evaluate your self-care habits by using the inventory found in the appendix.
  • Discuss your personal experiences and address challenges as a group by using this resource for small group study.

About the Contributor
Wendy McCormick

Wendy McCormick is the Center for Congregations’ southwest Indiana director. She has an interest in congregational fundraising and stewardship, including planned giving.

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