Panelists offer their personal and professional lessons learned in a discussion of what healthy independence looks like in families with disabilities, including: the importance of helping each person grow more independent, with attention to their unique gifts and developmental trajectory, advice for keeping expectations for independence realistic and hopeful, and suggestions for practical communication and physical supports.

Moderator: Presvytera Melanie DiStefano -Resource Developer for the GOA Center for Family Care

Panelist: Summer Kinard, M.Div., Th.M., - Autistic Orthodox Christian author

Panelist: Annie V. Konidaris - Co-author of the book and CD “Sing Along with Thea Annie"

Panelist: Presvytera Nikoletta Livingston - Occupational Therapist

WEBINAR: A Conversation About Pornography

What is the impact of pornography on the self, on marriage, on family? What are some responses that the Orthodox faith provides to combat this passion?

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WEBINAR: Boundaries - A Path to Healthy Relationships

How do we make and keep healthy and sacred boundaries with our friends and loved ones?

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Webinar: How Do We Understand Orthodox Marriage Today

Theologically speaking, does Orthodox view marriage as a contract, a covenant, or a mystery? How is marriage an image of the Holy Trinity? What are some of the challenges we face in living out an Orthodox Christian marriage? Join us in this webinar as we discuss the role of this holy sacrament in our contemporary times. More »

It's Not About You

This webinar discusses how past relationships, from childhood onward, impact our marriages. More »

Preparing Your Family for Great Lent

A webinar to help families prepare for Great Lent. More »