Dementia-Friendly Developments in our Communities in Stirling on 22 March 2019

The Presbytery of Stirling and  Church and Society Council are holding a presentation on Dementia-Friendly Developments in our communities.   Please book early.  This event is free but please bring your own packed lunch.  Please note that the venue has changed to Allan Park South Church. Poster PDF:   Dementia Learning event poster_Page_1     Poster JPG:…

includedbygrace

The title for this section comes from information sent to:  websiteeditor@scdg.org.uk       This was very gratefully received as it covers  areas we have not yet included. There are  different subject areas and these are shown separately   Advice to churches from parents of children with additional needs:  advice-to-churches Five ways to support autistic children in church:   support…

Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexia is a much misunderstood condition.  However there is a wealth of knowledge available on the Dyslexia Scotland website.  https://www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk/ There are many leaflets, there is a helpline and a chat line. What is  dyslexia For dyslexia friendly formats go to: Print types and fonts that can help For dyslexia friendly tips for speakers, ministers,…

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland

St Margaret’s Parish Church in Glenrothes has been honoured with the ‘Dementia Friendly Glenrothes’ award from Alzheimer Scotland, which was presented at their monthly All Age Celebration Service on Sunday 2 September. The accolade was bestowed on them for their work to improve accessibility in their church for those with dementia. Rev Eileen Miller of…

Pilgrims in the dark

This section contains details of some books of interest   Pilgrims in the dark  “This important book is a must-read for everyone who is convinced that diversity is a gift of God and that the inclusion of those most easily overlooked in church and society is a Gospel imperative and a practical enrichment. ”Rt  Rev Pete…

Books Beyond Words

On 6th September 2017, Books  Beyond Words launched Going to Church, one of its series of wordless books for people with learning and communication difficulties. The book is the first in a mini-series about faith and community. Lambeth Palace, the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, provided an atmospheric and impressive setting for…