Barbara J. Newman

Barbara J. Newman served as the Church Services Director and Special Education Consultant for All Belong in Wyoming, Michigan, and a CICW Program Affiliate. She passed away in September 2020. Read her obituary and a tribute article

She is the author of several books on creating a  place of welcome in our congregations for persons with disabilities including Accessible Gospel, Inclusive Worship, Helping Kids Include Kids with Disabilities, Autism and Your Church, El Autismo Y Tu Iglesia, and Body Building: Devotions to Celebrate Inclusive Community. She is a frequent national speaker at conferences and churches.

In addition to writing and speaking, Barbara enjoys working in her classroom at Zeeland Christian School.

Last Updated: 09/22/2020

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