Inspire and engage parishioners preparing for Confirmation with this comprehensive study program from the National Catholic Office for the Deaf and Our Sunday Visitor. The 12 video lessons in this 3-DVD set bring the Sacrament of Confirmation to life, as Mary, St. Peter, and the saints walk the Confirmands through the Sacrament and show them how to put their faith into action. Designed for the deaf or hard of hearing, and appropriate for teens or adults. This program can also be used for the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.
Liturgical Prayers in American Sign Language: Basic Congregational Responses in the Mass
Enrich your knowledge and deepen your appreciation of the prayers of the Liturgy through this comprehensive video in American Sign Language. Experts in Liturgy and linguistics gathered to develop this resource, which includes The Lord's Prayer, The Lamb of God and the Gloria among others. The DVD is filmed in American Sign Language (ASL) with voice interpretation and English subtitles.
Sacrament of Reconciliation, a program consisting of a DVD with lesson plans to assist in preparing individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, was produced by the National Catholic Office for the Deaf. The program was specifically created for students who are preparing for their initial reception of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. All or part of the lessons and DVD can also be used to review or reinforce the understanding of the Sacrament of Reconciliation for individuals who have already received the sacrament.
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To be used with students with disabilities to record method of communication, medical information, skills, specific concerns.
Provides sample bulletin announcements for volunteers.
This form is used to record empirical data as to what is actually taking place in the classroom. Since most volunteers are not professional teachers, note everything they are doing well. Be tactful in recording any observable difficulties.
Used to evaluate the year and provide information for the next catechist as to the strengths of the student and teaching methods that have been helpful.
After years of collaboration, study, and writing, The National Directory for Catechesis is now available. A companion to the General Directory for Catechesis (GDC), the National Directory for Catechesis builds on some of the core themes of the GDC, like catechesis's relationship to evangelization and worship, and provides practical tools for doing catechesis well. This is a "must-have" for anyone in catechesis or Catholic education-teachers, principals, directors, and coordinators of religious education and youth ministry, catechists, and students in the field.
Here is a collection of quotes from Church statement regarding disability.