Our Church Opens Minds through awareness about the variety of disabilities that affect people every day. There is no us and them when it comes to disabilities. All people are differently-abled and all people will experience some disability, at least once in life. A parish Opens Minds whenever it takes concrete steps to exercise God's compassion for parents anticipating a child with prenatal concerns that can result in physical, emotional or mental disabilities. Please consider the tools and resources provided here for those parents and refer to links for other specific disabilities on the left sidebar.
My Child, My Gift: A Positive Response to Serious Prenatal Diagnosis www.mychildmygift.com - is a book by Madeline Nugent where true stories about prenatal diagnosis and the child who where born. Great for physicians and people ministering in the medical profession.
For more assistance from the Diocesan Disability Action Team, contact Dennis Mahaney or call 716-847-8393.