Help a Friend: Disability (Rose Guide Series)
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About "Help a Friend: Disability (Rose Guide Series)"
Disabilities can come in all shapes and sizes, but many people dont know what to say or do to support a friend that is newly affected by a disability. This 20-panel pamphlet equips readers to care for and encourage those adjusting to a new way of life. The pamphlet includes a simple overview on how to care for those with disabilities and struggles the newly disabled are likely to experience. A Quick Tips section covers things to avoid saying and suggested further resources, and this resource equips readers with biblical wisdom and practical, time-tested advice from Joni Eareckson Tada. The Help a Friend pamphlet series focuses on the first response by a caring friend to bad news about a loved one. Friends gain the confidence to reach out rather than avoid, equipped with biblical wisdom and practical, time-tested advice from Joni Eareckson Tada.
Meet the Author
Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni Eareckson Tada has known the grace of God for 30 years after being after being paralysed from the neck down in a diving accident. Joni is president of JAF Ministries, an organization that accelerates Christian ministry among people with disabilities. She is also host of 'Joni and Friends', a daily radio program in the USA operating out of the International Disability Centre and a sought after conference speaker.
She is the author of more than 30 books, including the bestsellers Diamonds in the Dust, Heaven, and More Precious Than Silver.
In 2003 she was given the Gold Medallion Award for her book When God Weeps and in 2004 for co-authoring Hymns for a Kid's Heart, Volume 1. Her award winning and best-selling autobiography, Joni, was adapted as a full-length feature film. Tada also serves in an advisory capacity to many Institutes concerned with disability, writing and evangelism worldwide. She has been given many awards and holds several honourary doctorates. Joni and her husband, Ken, live in Southern California.