How to Welcome, Include, and Catechize Children with Autism and Other Special Needs: A Parish-Based Approach

How to Welcome, Include, and Catechize Children with Autism and Other Special Needs: A Parish-Based Approach

by Lawrence R. Sutton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829438901
Publisher: Loyola Press
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


 Larry Sutton is an ordained deacon and a psychologist specializing in autism.  He is director of the Western Pennsylvania Office of Autism Services. He is nationally recognized for developing his own system for providing religious education to children with special needs. 

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction xi

1 Religious Education and Children with Disabilities 1

2 Autism and Other Special Needs 15

3 The Individualized Catechesis Method 29

4 Roles in the Program 43

5 Starting a Program 59

6 Working with Parents, Students, and Teen Faith Mentors 71

7 Sacraments 87

8 Surprises 99

Epilogue 105

Acknowledgments 107

About the Author 109

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