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Creating Places of Welcome in Schools, Churches and Communities

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The Inclusive Class Podcast

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On this episode, we will be speaking with Barbara J. Newman, from the CLC Network. The CLC Network has provided support for including people of various abilities in faith-based schools, charter schools and churches nationwide since 1979.

Barbara J Newman is a church and school consultant for CLC Network. She is the author of “Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities”, “The Easter Book”, “Autism and Your Church”, “Any Questions? – a Guidebook for Inclusive Education”, "Nuts and Bolts of Inclusive Education",  “Circle of Friends Training Manual”, and “Body Building: Devotions to Celebrate Inclusive Community”. She has written curriculum for Friendship Ministries, was a major contributing author of “Special Needs SMART Pages” for Joni and Friends, co-authored the “G.L.U.E.  Training Manual”, and is a frequent national speaker at educational conferences and churches. In addition to writing and speaking, Barb enjoys working in her classroom at Zeeland Christian School.

Barbara will discuss why it is important to create places of welcome in our communities and ways in which we can do that.