LDS Disability Resources

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

Activity program for students with disabilities (from BYU Idaho).

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."

Notes from a booth by Terri Wilson at 2003 Women's Conference about encouraging some simple materials for persons with disabilities in a developmental center.

Understanding and helping siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability.

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.

A book by Alexander B. Morrison who writes from the perspective of a father with a close family member who has for many years been afflicted with a chronic mental illness.

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.