Posted in Radio

Shaping Special Hearts: Making Buddies

I can see the look of anxiety that comes across a person’s face when I mention starting a “Buddy System” at their church to enable people with special needs to attend. They think a Buddy is a thousand things it is not. All being a Buddy with Noah entails is the ability to put together Legos or play Wii.

Listen in as Jacque Daniel from ConnectAbility and I unpack how to develop a Buddy System.


Shaping Special Hearts 04/22 by CMConnect | Religion Podcasts.



Vangie is the Director of Sparrow's Nest Play, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching creation care, nature play and just living. She also writes, teaches and speaks about her experience as the parent of a child with Autism. She holds a B.S. in Christian Ministry and an M.A. in Contemporary Theology. She seeks to synthesize perspectives in theology, disability and ministry.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s