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"People" Features Latter-day Saint Mom and Advocate for Special Needs Families

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 5, 2019 | Mormon Life

“Every single human being is a gamble, and we love them anyway.” That's Latter-day Saint mother, writer, an...

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The Missionary Who Survived Being Shot 21 Years Ago (+ the Amazing Ways He's Still Serving Today)

by LDS Church News | Makes You Think

Sporting a white shirt, tie, and name tag, Orin Vooheis sat in his electronic wheelchair smiling at pe...

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Mental Disabilities at Church: How Ward Members and Parents Can Help

by Kim and Kurt Zalewski | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One Sunday, when our 14-year-old son, Brian, attempted to sit through sacrament meeting, he lost control an...

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BYU Students Create Revolutionary Device That Automatically Opens Doors for Wheelchair Users

by Todd Hollingshead | Mormon Life

Video produced by Julie Walker, videography by Brian Wilcox A group of BYU students are literally opening d...

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Struggling to Hear on Sunday? Here's How the Church Can Help

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

Sam is a typical 17-year-old boy. He’s interested in things that go fast and loves the outdoors. He’s growi...

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How Primary Leaders Can Help Children with Developmental Disabilities

by Julie Christensen | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Children with disabilities can be found in every Primary. How can we meet the needs of all the children in ...

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LDS Teen with Disabilities Heading to the 2017 National Miss Amazing Pageant

by Madeleine Tolk | Mormon Life

Earlier this year, 17-year-old Abigail Manery was crowned the 2017 Idaho Miss Amazing Teen Queen. She is cu...

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LDS Woman with Down Syndrome Crowned Miss Amazing: How She Shares Her Testimony and Lifts Others

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Her fingers were crossed and she was nervously swaying back and forth on the stage when she heard the words...

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Video: ABC News Features LDS Family's Powerful Message About Their Down Syndrome Son

by LDS Living | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

For Down Syndrome Awareness Month, ABC News featured a video about an LDS family and their Down syndrome so...

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Watch This Incredible LDS Youth with Cerebral Palsy Give a Sacrament Talk Through a Computer

by LDS Living | Videos Mormon Life

After a priesthood blessing which gave him strength and calmed his nerves, Latter-day Saint Gibson Porter w...