For Parents & Families / Information Resources
Shepherds College strives to serve as a trusted resource for parents, linking you to various articles, websites, podcasts and other sources of information to assist you in raising and educating your child. Below are resources that may help you do just that. If you have any online resources that have been helpful to you, please pass the link along to us so that we might include them in our growing list.
Articles of Interest
- A Leap of Love
Washington Post article on Adoptions of Children with Down Syndrome
- Surprised by Disability - Al Hsu
Insightful comments from Al Hsu in Christianity Today
Parent to Parent
- Daniela's Journey to Independence This blog follows Daniela as she overcomes her disabilities and becomes an independent adult. Daniela's mom, Tina, shares many of her experiences and feelings as Daniela journeys toward independence.
Such The Spot A blog about Darcie, her daughter, Cassidy, faith, family and living with Down syndrome.
Publications and Resources
Exceptional Parent Magazine
Lift Disability Magazine
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Parenting Special Needs
Parents Helping Parents
- Access Ministry
McLean Bible Church
- CCFH Ministries
Christian Church Foundation for the Handicapped (Dr. Jim Pierson)
- Joni and Friends
International Disability Center
Association of Baptists for World Evangelism