Adaptive Reconciliation Kit: For Individuals with Autism and Other Special Needs
Adaptive Reconciliation Kit
For Individuals with Autism and Other Special Needs
Publisher: Loyola Press
Item Number: LOYO-37577View Sample
Designed to help individuals with special needs enter fully into their faith experience, prepare for the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation and use the materials from the kit throughout their lives so they may experience God's healing through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
The Reconciliation Flip Book introduces the steps of the process of celebrating the sacrament
I'm Sorry Cards help individuals understand and actively communicate contrition.
I Am Forgiven Sequence Puzzle helps individuals recognize the impact of their actions on others, learn the "sequence" of forgiveness, and experience the joy and peace that comes from being forgiven and forgiving others.
Jesus Forgives Instructional Story Card stresses that God loves us, forgives us and restores us.
Jesus Wants Us to Make Good Choices Matching Puzzle is a choose-and-match activity that associates Jesus with good, moral choices by matching Jesus with the Good Choice symbol option.
Good Choice/Bad Choice Cards help individuals recognize good and bad choices in categories such as self, others, and God's creation.
Examination of Conscience Instructional Card invites individuals to look into their hearts and prayerfully evaluate how they may have hurt God or other people with their thoughts, words or actions.
I Celebrate Reconciliation Picture Book invites and reminds individuals to celebrate the sacrament with confidence, comfort and joy.
An adapted version of the Act of Contrition Instructional Card allows individuals with special needs to acknowledge sins and ask God for forgiveness, and express a desire to repent.
Helper Guide explains how to use each component in the kit to meet the USCCB requirement of having a sense of contrition to fully experience and celebrate the sacrament.
A backpack allows individuals to transport all the components to and from church, home, or faith formation classes.