DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 5 – MARKETING TO DISABLED YOUTH AND FAMILIES)
17 April 2014
It is not enough for a youth ministry program to simply be ready to serve the Disabled Youth Community. Rather, the ministry should be proactive in making the Disabled Youth Community aware of its accessibility. It is hoped that any ministry targeting youth with disabilities will be in..
DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 4 – COGNITIVE DISABILITIES)
14 April 2014
Accommodations for students with cognitive impairments can include the use of visual cues, mixed media, and the repetition of major points. Experiential exercises are often effective for a young person with intellectual or cognitive disabilities. Role-playing works well for a person with developmental disabilities – the process of playing..
DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 3 – HEARING IMPAIRMENTS)
10 April 2014
If a student who is deaf is using an interpreter, group members will need to take turns during discussions. If several people are talking at the same time, which is not uncommon in youth group meetings, the interpreter will be unable to communicate all the..
DISABLED YOUTH AND YOUTH MINISTRY GATHERINGS (PT. 2 – VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS)
04 April 2014
Youth who are visually impaired need to orient themselves to the group setting in a different manner than those who are sighted. They will need to understand the group environment, including the position of all the participants and the format or structure of learning activities such as readings, or breakout..