From WORD Magazine: “Ian and the Family of Believers”

Multi-sensory Worship

An excellent article by an anonymous parent of a son named Ian with autism; they have had good experiences in their Orthodox Christian Parish, in terms of receiving support and encouragement.

The multi-sensory (chants, incense, icons, etc.) and repetitious, unchanging nature of Orthodox Christian Liturgical Worship has proved to be effective means of gaining and holding young Ian’s interest. And the fellowship after Divine Liturgy has also been helpful toward Ian’s socialization.

A family with a member who is disabled often needs more support than most. An Orthodox Christian Parish draws together as a community as it embraces, serves, and receives the service of all members. “As each has a gift …”

To access: 

Ian and the Family of Believers 

Picture from Orthodox Women 

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