Special Needs Resources

Resources:

http://www.in.gov/gpcpd/index.htm
The Governors Council for People with Disabilities

http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

http://www.aboutspecialkids.org/
ASK is your connection to family support in the state of Indiana

http://www.arcind.org/upload/assets/pdfs/helpfulresources/introductionto_indiana_medicaid_waiver.pdf
An Introduction to Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver Program for Home and Community Based Services

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Recommended Faith Based Books / Videos:

Amazing Gifts, Stories of Faith, Disability and Inclusion
— Mark Pinsky

I Believe in You, A Mother and Daughter’s Special Journey
— Michelle Gianetti, R.N.

Faith, Family, and Children with Special Needs
— David Rizzo

Raising Good Kids: Back to Family Basics
— Dr. Ray Guarendi

A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms
— Lisa M. Hendey

The Handbook for Catholic Moms
— Lisa M. Hendey

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Helpful Website Links

http://www.usccb.org/
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

http://www.ncpd.org/views-news-policy/policy/church/bishops/pastoral
Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on People with Disabilities

http://catholicmom.com/family/special-needs-parenting 
Catholic Mom

http://www.prenatalpartnersforlife.org
Prenatal Partners for Life. Concerned parents (most of whom have or had a special needs child),

http://foryourmarriage.org/marriage-and-a-special-needs-child/
An initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops