Have you ever thought about how to talk to children about disabilities? You want to avoid being awkward around children with special needs or disabilities, but how do you interact and what do you say? Don’t know what to do and don’t want or want to say the wrong thing?
in this week’s episode crystal pain showI have a really great conversation with Laura Wiefler on exactly this topic. I will not only share my ideas, but I will also talk about the gifts our children have given to our homes and families and how they have profoundly changed and impacted us — the really hard part apart from.
Laura Wiefler is a new children’s book author. Like Me: Stories about Disability and Discovering God’s Image in Everyone is also the executive director of motherhood revivedis a non-profit organization that helps mothers connect their faith to motherhood.
Laura shares ideas on how to respond when a child is interested in a child with a disability, how to behave, and when a child asks questions about a child who perceives them to be different. Provides excellent guidance on what to say. She is also an open-minded and forceful proclaimer of divine truths when it comes to overcoming the struggles and difficulties that come with having a child with a disability. We also talk about, but also how children give us such different perspectives.
Whether you have a child with a disability, know someone who has a child with a disability or simply want to understand people with a child with a disability better and know how to walk with them Regardless, this is a really important conversation to hear.It will leave you deeply touched and encouraged.
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in this episode
[01:09] – Laura Wiefler is our guest today!
[01:43] – A little bit about Laura and her family.
[02:48] – how long motherhood revived Were present?
[03:24] – Laura talks about what inspired her new book like me.
[07:31] – How to interact with people with disabilities.
[12:50] – Laura reminds us that life doesn’t always dictate your own comfort level.
[16:08] – Hear examples of questions Laura often gets.
[17:55] – How Laura gets through difficult days.
[21:34] – Laura talks about how she handled it by wondering how God can allow disability.
[25:02] – Success is not measured by competence.
[29:43] – You only need one thing in common to build a friendship.
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