Sacred Place for Accessible Communication and Empathy

SPACE for prayer and reflection providing online resources for those with intellectual disabilities and their families.

We know that going to church is both a spiritual and social space for people with intellectual disabilities to share their lives and faith. In this time of uncertainty, with our churches closed to the public, things are particularly difficult.

Kairos Forum Resources

The Kairos Forum has a section providing prayer, reflection and resources for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

The aim is to encourage prayer, share stories and accompany each other by linking up with people around the world.

The content will include bible stories, short films with music – singing prayers and shared worship.

Kairos uses Makaton, Widgit and Multimodal communication to share collaborative films, discussion and activities.

If you have any questions or want to contact the author of these resources, please email Cristina Gangemi of the Kairos Forum.

Downloads

Some useful downloads from the Kairos Forum:

Accompanying people with Intellectual Disabilities facing death and bereavement

An online course that helps participants learn how best to accompany people with intellectual disabilities as they face death and bereavement.