Disability News and Updates - April

Teaching with Primary Symbols

April 28, 2014

This week the Media Library has published a collection of Primary Symbols and the Primary website has an accompanying page on Teaching with Symbols with some tips on using those symbols to teach children with disabilities. The Primary page also gives suggestions on how the symbols can be used in Primary and Nursery classrooms.

New ASL Resources

April 10, 2014

Asl.lds.org recently published the following materials online in American Sign Language!

ASL DVDs can be purchased at store.lds.org.

Click here to view events available in ASL.

General Women Meeting

April 08, 2014

The strength of members with disabilities and their families came up throughout the General Women meeting held in Salt Lake City on March 30th.

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom spoke of a family with five daughters, four in wheelchairs who traveled 14 hours to go to the temple and do work for the dead. Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Sister Linda K. Burton, and Elder Henry B. Eyring also spoke at the conference.


The General Women Meeting is available online and can be viewed in American Sign Language.