About / Sandra Peoples

Sandra Peoples

Sandra Peoples (M.Div.) is a special needs mom and sibling. She and her family live outside of Houston, Texas, where she serves her church as the inclusion coordinator for Special Needs Families. She also serves the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention as their special needs ministry consultant. She’s the author of Unexpected Blessings: The Joys and Possibilities of Life in a Special-Needs Family and the host of the podcast, Self Care and Soul Care for the Caregiver. You can connect with her at sandrapeoples.com.

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Sandra Peoples


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3 ways the church can help those who are struggling

My mom, grandma, and I were shopping for clothes for my 9th birthday. For...

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How reflecting on 10 years since my son’s autism diagnosis gives me hope

Ten years ago, at my son James’s three-year well visit, I decided to be...

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How special needs inclusion changes the culture of the church

When our church members see James

Ten years ago, we sat in child-sized chairs in a storage room/office at the...

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The importance of praying for and with your child with special needs

When my son James was born in 2007, I searched Scriptures for just the...

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