|In the Valley of the Shadow: Depicting Dementia>> Read more
by Anita Lehman
<div><i style="font-family:georgia"><br /></i><span style="font-size:12pt;font-style:inherit;font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif"><strong>Anita Lehman<span></span> </strong>lives in Bluffton, Ohio. She taught elementary art in the public school system. Since retirement she has continued work in her art studio. </span><br /><em></em></div>
Come as You Are!>> Read more
Parables Community is a new church start in Lombard, Illinois, a suburb 20 miles west of the city of Chicago. Launched in April of 2016, Parables welcomes all people in worship with an emphasis on creating a community of belonging and empowerment for people with special needs and their families.
Holy Hopelessness>> Read more
<span class="ms-rteFontFace-6">The despair of depression has left my ability to hope, wounded and fragile. As we gather in advent to celebrate the hope of Jesus's incarnation, I wrestle to understand my own experience with hopelessness.</span>
Website Maintenance>> Read more
Kathy Nofziger Yeakey
The Anabaptist Disabilities Network website, ADNetOnline.org, will be off-line from December 23 until December 28, 2016, for important and necessary updates. However, this technological glitch in the online system should not prevent you from making a Year-End Contribution to support ADN.
An Extraordinary Life>> Read more
Inspired by the life of and love for her brother born with Down syndrome, author Rhoda G. Penny weaves together a fictionalized, but genuine, account of the challenges and triumphs of a family touched by this disability. Written with grace, humor, and compassion, An Extra Ordinary Life is a source of inspiration and education.