Book Lists

For Adults . . .

A Different Dream for My Child, Jolene Philo

A Story of Faith, Rosie Moore

Amazing Gifts, Stories of Faith, Disability, and Inclusion, Mark Pinsky

Autism Is A Blessing, Patty Myers

Buddy Training 101, by Nathaniel’s Hope

Disability and the Gospel, How God Uses Our Brokenness to Display His Grace, Michael Beates

Disability Ministry Information for Dummies, Zachariah’s Way

EP, Exceptional Parent Magazine,, 800-372-7368

Exceptional Teaching: A Comprehensive Guide for Including Students with Disabilities, Jim Pierson

Freedom of the Heart: A Journey Back to Innocence through the Eyes of a Young Adult with Down Syndrome, Ana Agostini

Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities, Barbara J. Newman

Leading a Special Needs Ministry: A Practical Guide to Including Children and Loving Families, Amy Fenton Lee

Let All the Children Come to Me: A Practical Guide to Including Children with Disabilities in Your Church Ministries, Ma Lesa Breeding, Dana Hood, and Jerry Whitworth

Same Lake, Different Boat: Come Alongside People Touched by Disability, Stephanie Hubach

Sometimes Miracles Hide, Bruce Carroll

Special Needs Special Ministry, Joni Eareckson Tada

Special Needs Ministry for Children, Pat Verbal

Special Needs Smart Pages, created by Joni and Friends

Stuck, Rhonda Martin (

Unwrapping His Presence, (includes Nathaniel’s Hope story) by Chris Maxwell

For Children . . .

Just the Way You Are, Max Lucado

Treasure in an Oatmeal Box, by Ken Gire

What’s Wrong With Timmy?, Maria Shriver

You are Special , Max Lucado

You’ve Got a Friend, Joni Eareckson Tada


Ability Magazine
Magazine for the Special Need Community and their families

Bright Feats
Free Resource Guide for the Special Needs Community

EP- Exceptional Parent Magazine
Information as Tools for Positive Change for the Special Needs Community

Florida Crossroads Magazine
Magazine for the Special Need Community and their families