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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Autism and Youth: The Bigger Picture

Rev. Justin Jeter   |   December 22, 2015

In summer 2013, I took a group of youth from Los Angeles to volunteer with the children at the Tennyson Center in Denver, CO. Several youth in our group were on the autism spectrum. I’d like to think the congregation had created a safe space where differences could be celebrated as part of the tapestry of God’s creative genius.

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L. Christine Koetting

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COMMUNITY BUILDING, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, HOMELESSNESS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY , HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

UMCP is a community-focused nonprofit organization that seeks community wholeness, resilience, and sustainability by working with families and individuals at risk from poverty, hunger, homelessness, incarceration, and/or inadequate education and healthcare.