Listen to "A Place Called Acceptance," Kathy Bolduc's webinar with Bill Gaventa and Ginny Thornburgh.

Kathleen Deyer Bolduc is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of disability ministry. The mother of a young adult son with autism and moderate intellectual disability, she has shared her inspiring story in His Name is Joel: Searching for God in a Son's Disability (1999), A Place Called Acceptance: Ministry with Families of Children with Disabilities (2001), and Autism & Alleluias(2010).

If you are interested in having Kathy speak to your church or organization, visit her website at


Read Kathleen’s guest post “The Garden” on Holy Ordinary, 5/6/14
Read Sandra Peoples review on Impact, 5/7/14
Read “In the Garden of the Spirit” on Autism Mom blog, 5/12/14
Read Different Dreams review, 5/12/14
Read Kelli Ra Anderson’s review, 5/12/14
Read Kathy's piece, "The Manicure" on the Parenting Special Needs website.
Read "Author describes what having an autistic child taught her about God" by Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press
Read an excerpt from Autism & Alleluias on's Special Needs Children site.
Read Bob Allen's "First Person: Anybody can be a Friend" article which references Kathy Bolduc and Autism & Alleluias
Read "Autism and Alleluias: An Interview with Kathleen Bolduc" in The Old Schoolhouse magazine
Autism & Alleluias is described as "eye-opening" in this blog post titled "Special Needs, Special Gifts" from the Dallas Morning News website.
Kathy is featured in a Fox News story in Houston, TX during a Special Needs Ministry conference.
Kathy's story, "Joel's Gift of Hope," appeared in the November 2010 issue of Guideposts magazine.
Kathy wrote this article, "A Match Made in Heaven" for the December 2010 issue of the International Camelid Quarterly
Kathy is interviewed on Interfaith Voices, a public radio program, on November 24, 2010
Kathy's "A Shepherd's Story," appeared in the November/December 2010 issue of Quaker Life magazine.

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