Learning Disabilities

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Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum

Support can be offered to parishes who have members with a learning disability or autism.  This support is especially useful in the area of occasional offices such as confirmation, weddings, bereavement and funeral services.

The following is a leaflet that gives information for parishes to use:

People with Learning Disabilities - A challenge to the Church

If further help is needed please contact Sr Ruth Reed, Church & Society, St James House, 20 St James Road, Liverpool, L1 7BY, telephone 0151 705 2130.

A special confirmation pack and other resources are available as listed below.

Confirmation/ Communion for people with learning disabilities

Pastoral Care for people with learning disabilities
The Church of England has produced a guide which you can dowload 'Ministry with people with learning disabilities and people on the autistic spectrum'