18 July 2014
My brain never stops. My mind is constantly racing with thoughts about creating something new, improving something old, or eating something sugary. I can’t help myself. I should probably consider meds. The toughest part of managing a distracted brain is resisting the temptation to shift..
Help, I Have an Aspie in my Youth Group – Pt. 1
01 May 2014
In a setting which relies heavily on spoken and written words the Asperger’s child is at a disadvantage. With a growing awareness of Asperger’s and its nuances youth ministries need to adjust some of their practices to make it more accessible to those who have..
Student Leadership: Don’t Do This; Do This
13 November 2012
This week we’re focusing on student leaders. If you are creating a student leadership program in your group, here’s a quick punch list with some basic ideas of what to avoid and what to include instead. DON’T only ask the shiny students to join. Too..
Faith or Rigidity (Help, I Have an Aspie in my Youth Group! – Pt. 2)
09 May 2014
*Read PART 1 here!* Left to their own devices, children with Asperger’s Disorder will often go through life like a train on a track: one way, straight ahead, never varying, and avoiding the unexpected. It is hard to live a life of faith without the..