About Ashley Belknap
Ashley is the director of Engaging Disability. She consults and trains numerous churches and presbyteries in disability ministry. She also ministers to families, like her own, who are touched by disability. She has published many articles and videos and is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout the US.
If you suspect that a student has a disability that impacts learning, what should you do? Remember that our primary job in Christian education is to love and nurture all […]
Learning disabilities significantly impact one’s ability to assimilate information. In school, foundational subjects, like reading and math, are very challenging. So are learning skills, such as memorization and recall. As […]
Common learning disabilities include: Dyslexia. Primarily a reading disability, dyslexia also impacts other areas of learning and expression, such as listening, speaking, writing, sequencing, and remembering. Dyslexia causes difficulty in decoding, […]
Individuals with visual perception disabilities have difficulty making sense of what they see. Visual perception disabilities are not linked to problematic eyesight. The problem is a result of the way […]
Executive functioning refers to the skills needed to get things done. Whether planning a family vacation, preparing a meal, writing a paper, or simply starting the day, one must employ […]
Children, teens, and adults who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often exhibit difficulty attending to tasks, lack of impulse control, poor planning and organizational skills, and hyperactivity. […]
Before long, the kids in your children’s ministry will turn into youth, then young adults, and then adults. Conversations about learning disabilities happen most often in children’s and youth ministries. […]
Who We Are
Engaging Disability With The Gospel is the denominational disability ministry of the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA). We are a ministry of Mission to North America (MNA) of the PCA. We serve people touched by disability and churches which seek to disciple, enfold, and minister with them.
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