NCPD Webinar: May 6, 2008

Catechesis with Children/Youth with Disabilities - Part II: Applying the Vision


This webinar explores practical strategies for catechists who teach children with Intellectual, Developmental and Sensory Disabilities. Presenter, Anne Masters, discusses methods to be used with children with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual or developmental disabilities. Sr. Kathleen Schipani presents effective methods for teaching children with hearing loss, deafness and other Sensory Disabilities. Strategic planning, gathering resources and utilizing what is available on a local and national level will be examined. It includes two PowerPoint presentations and twenty-minutes for Q & A.

Target Audience

Catechists, parish and diocesan catechetical leaders and pastoral personnel, organizational and ecumenical partners. Real-time captioning is provided.



Anne Masters, MA, Dir. Of Pastoral Ministry with Persons with Disabilities, Archdiocese of Newark, and Sr. Kathleen Schipani, IHM, Administrator, Pastoral Care for Persons with Disabilities, Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Moderator: Lee Nagel, Executive Director, National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL).



ResourcesReplay Webinar Link TranscriptWordPDFPresentation by Sr. Kathleen Schipani: Sensory Disabilities Strategies
 Powerpoint Presentation by Sr. Kathleen Schipani: Sensory Disabilities Strategies (Espanol)Powerpoint   Presentation by Anne Masters: Intellectual-Disabilities
 Powerpoint Presentation by Anne Masters: Intellectual-Disabilities (Espanol)  Powerpoint   Bibliography - Resource List Word PDFBlind - Low Vision Tips Word PDFDeaf - Hard of Hearing Tips Word PDFHelpful Strategies and Tips Word PDFGroup Discussion Word PDF


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