Stuff worth checking out at the Through The Roof Summit

The complete schedule for the breakout sessions for the upcoming Bioethics Conference and Through The Roof Summit is now available here. In addition to the presentations being offered by Katie and Annie Wetherbee, Rebecca and Abby Hamilton, Dr. Cara Daily and myself described here, allow me to suggest several other folks you want to check out if you’re planning to attend the conference at Cedarville University on September 15-17.

Nella Uitvlugt is the Executive Director of Friendship Ministries. Friendship has outstanding resources for churches seeking to minister to adults with developmental disabilities. Autism and Your Church is a product of Friendship Ministries.

Gary Sweeten is presenting the results of research he described last Fall on this blog examining the needs of caregivers in families impacted by disability. His presentation is What They (Parents) Told Us They Wanted And Needed.

Our friends (and Inclusion Fusion speakers) Joe and Cindi Ferrini will be presenting on the topic Marriage Matters-The Unexpected Journey: When Special Needs Change Our Course.

In addition to those presentations, our friends Deb Peterman and Lisa Brown from Joni and Friends Ohio have a number of useful presentations.

Last (but not least), Joni Earickson Tada will be speaking on both Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th, in addition to her talk on Thursday morning the 15th at Cedarville’s Chapel Service.

Click here to register for the Bioethics Conference and Through The Roof Summit. Registration closes September 8.

Interested in joining a bunch of folks who are passionate about families of kids with special needs coming to know and love Jesus Christ?  An event in which any church leader, volunteer or parent anywhere in the world who shares the same passion and has access to the Internet through a computer, tablet or smart phone can join in? That’s Inclusion Fusion. Register here for the Special Needs Ministry Web Summit, coming this November 3rd-5th.


About Dr. G

Dr. Stephen Grcevich serves as President and Founder of Key Ministry, a non-profit organization providing free training, consultation, resources and support to help churches serve families of children with disabilities. Dr. Grcevich is a graduate of Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), trained in General Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He is a faculty member in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at two medical schools, leads a group practice in suburban Cleveland (Family Center by the Falls), and continues to be involved in research evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medications prescribed to children for ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Grcevich was recently recognized by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers in children’s mental health. His blog for Key Ministry, www.church4everychild.org was ranked fourth among the top 100 children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
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