LDS Disability Resources

A listing of LDS Resources on Mental Illness from the Mental Health

News story about Kristen Eyring that discusses her experiences of deal with vision loss on her mission.

A presentation at 2006 Womens Conference- information on how to assist parents, schools, church members, teachers and others who serve those with disabilities

Notes from a booth by Ande Haymore at the 2002 BYU Women's Conference that shares activities "geared toward encouraging understanding and acceptance of those who are different through disability."

An album from Janice Kapp Perry and Joy Saunders Lundberg. "offering hope, comfort, and increased understanding to families who must daily meet the challenges of physical and mental disabilities." Also available in mp3, cassette and as a songbook.

Understanding the feelings of grandparents who have children with disabilities and how they can help.

Introduction to having a family member with a disability along with some general suggestions

Basic information and suggestions for fathers of children with disabilities

Basic information and suggestions for mothers of children with disabilities

LDS Materials from the Utah State Library for the Blind and Disabled. Application also available for out-of-state residents.

Presentation notes from Marlene Williams at the Families Under Fire Conference in 2001 on raising a child with a disability.

Presentation notes from Tina Dyches at the Families Under Fire Conference, 2004 titled Welcoming All of God's Children in His House: Supporting Families of Members with Disabilities.

A Presentation from the 2006 Womens Conference begins with some misconceptions about depression, then provides some helpful information, including a list of symptoms.

Great advice on teaching children in primary from a popular blog, indluding lots of tips on behavior.