Sound and light in worship services excite our God-created sensory systems. While some worshipers welcome them, they could make others feel uncomfortable. Barb Newman shares some ideas on “sensory friendly” worship environments.
Barbara J. Newman is a church and school consultant for CLC Network, program affiliate of CICW, author of several books (Accessible Gospel, Inclusive Worship; Nuts and Bolts of Christian Education; Autism and Your Church; and others) and a frequent national speaker at educational conferences and churches. In addition to writing and speaking, Barb enjoys working in her classroom at Zeeland Christian School in Michigan.