...children with special needs the remarkable opportunity to receive a Catholic education in their parish schools. In 1996, a group of parents founded F.I.R.E. to realize a common dream for their children with special needs to attend parish schools with their siblings and neighbors. Since F.I.R.E.'s founding, the non-profit has provided essential financial grants to schools within the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
The Foundation for Inclusive Religious Education is a group sponsored by the Catholic Church. The goal of the foundation is that they grant
God bless the Kansas City - St. Joseph Diocese for their efforts in this area. May efforts like these increase within the Catholic church, and the Christian church in general. The figures for Christian schools offering education services for children with disabilities are dismal (for some more information, see a brief article I wrote for the NACSPED news). We should follow the example of this diocese.
May F.I.R.E. be inundated with requests for help as other Christian schools catch their vision.