Shouting a counter narrative, celebrating differences, and creating a more inclusive world.
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The Lucky Few (ZONDERVAN)
HEATHER'S FIRST BOOK IS HERE! Mother of three adopted children—two with Down syndrome—Heather Avis has learned that it’s the lucky few that recognize God’splans are best, even when they seem radically different than our own.Your life may be uncomfortable, messy, and nothing you would have planned, but you too can be among the lucky few. ORDER TODAY ON AMAZON or BARNE & NOBLE AND NOW NATIONWIDE AT TARGET
In her book “The Lucky Few: Finding God's Best in the Most Unlikely Places,” author Heather Avis reveals how her three adopted children, two of whom have Down syndrome, gave her the family she never knew she wanted. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones reports her inspiring story.
Shauna Niequist Podcast By RELEVANT Magazine
Shauna Niequist is the New York Times best-selling author of Cold Tangerines, Bittersweet, Bread & Wine, Savor, and Present Over Perfect.
This interview-style podcast featuring personal conversations with leading writers, thinkers and leaders about life, relationships, purpose, family and faith. Listen Here
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, Lissa Paino, and an ever revolving cast of creators take on topics through the perspectives of science, art, and faith.This episode is all about ableism–the conscious and unconcious ways that people tend to discrimnate against disabled people. Listen here.
What our children with special needs really need
Blessed Not Burden
Hour of Power Interview
When Change is Hard...
Somedays you need ice cream. And some crazy laughter and long sunlight and you need to really just get outside and feel life and breathe… And there days when change is painfully hard. This heart friend and renowned photographer gets it. Read the full post on Ann Voskamp | the Holy Experience here.
Who is it that has the disability? VOX
Heather joins the Subversive Kingdom VoxPodcast hosted by Mike Erre for Episode 21. Aired on World Down Syndrome Day (3.21.15)! Heather joins alongside her husband Josh, Andy & Mercedes Lara, and Justina Erre to share a little about raising children with Down Syndrome and how to flip the cultural narrative about children with Down Syndrome who face a world where they are told that they are not welcome.