SPECIAL NEEDS- When parents learn that their child will be or has been born
with special needs,they often need to deal with emotional, spiritual, medical,
physical, intellectual, financial, and practical issues. When the dream of
parenting a “perfect” child and a “normal” child is shattered, the reality of the
hard road ahead can be overwhelming. Only another parent who has
Contact your local EM Chapter to connect with a mentor experienced in the
area of special needs who may be able to assist and support you.

Emotions can be overwhelming and the feelings of anxiety and uncertainty
can leave parents desperate for information.
 Elizabeth Ministry assists
parents who face the many challenges of a child who has special needs. We
offer resources and contacts with other parents and groups who can offer


Guiding Perspectives: Prayer, Sacred Scripture, Church Teachings and Natural
Law provide more insight, inspiration and guidance on this subject.

Elizabeth Ministry's on-line resource center for helpful resources.
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