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- “Adventures with Grayson” (June 2016 Friend)
Olivia imagines going on adventures with her brother, Grayson, who can’t walk or talk.
- “Bald Heads and Buddies” (April 2012 Friend)
Members of Brandon’s baseball team shave their heads to show him support while he goes through cancer treatment.
- “Be a Friend” (August 2000 Friend)
A girl describes becoming friends with a blind boy at school.
- “Best Buddies” (May 2018 Friend)
Will and Anna are best friends. She pushes his wheelchair, and he laughs at her jokes. They do lots of things together.
- “Best Camp Ever!” (July 2017 Friend)
A boy tells about how he and his friend, who is blind, helped each other at Scout camp.
- “Buddies for Ben” (June 2010 Friend)
KJ helps a hyperactive boy feel included during Cub Scout day camp.
- “Candy or Kindness” (March 2008 Friend)
A boy helps two blind boys find Easter eggs during a community event.
- “Dear Gracie” (November 2015 Friend)
Gracie is comforted about her upcoming surgery when she makes friends with an older girl who also has spina bifida.
- “Diabetic? Not Alone” (August 2015 Friend)
Matthew helps others become aware of diabetes shares his talents in the process.
- For Parents of Little Ones: “Talking About Disabilities” (May 2018 Friend)
Some ideas for helping young children better interact with those who have disabilities or injuries.
- “Friends By Mail: My Brother Is My Best Friend” (June 2009 Friend)
Boston describes how grateful he is for his brother, who has autism.
- “Friends By Mail: Speaking Skills” (July 2009 Friend)
Fasting, prayer, and hard work help Cameron overcome his speech problems.
- “Go, Jag!” (July 2007 Friend)
Jag is missing portions of his arms and legs, but he works hard to overcome his obstacles.
- “Hands that Talk” (March 2012 Friend)
Because Isabelle is deaf, she uses sign language to communicate. Includes illustrations of some basic terms in American Sign Language.
- “A High-Five Example” (April 2018 Friend)
Lily K., age 10, shares how she was an example by giving high-fives to some students with disabilities at her school.
- “I Did It!” (January 2001 Friend)
Kelly helps a girl with a mental disability zip up her jacket.
- “I Don’t Want to Be Different!” (October 2019 Liahona and Friend)
Mika is sad because she’s tired of being different because she has Down syndrome. She prays, and Heavenly Father tells her that He loves her just the way she is.
- “Joseph’s New Friend” (March 2011 Friend)
When David was a baby, he was in a fire that left him severely scarred. But that doesn’t stop Joseph from becoming his friend.
- “Katie and Quincy” (October 2018 Friend)
Katie, who has Down syndrome, loves her friend Quincy, who helps her at church. When Quincy’s brother dies, Katie knows just how to comfort her friend.
- “Katie V. from Florida” (April 2013 Friend)
Katie was born with Down syndrome, but she faces her trials with courage.
- “Looking on the Heart” (February 2005 Friend)
Marcy’s classmates all wear eye patches to help her feel better after her surgery.
- “Matt and Mandy” (October 2011 Friend)
A girl in a wheelchair is the leaf hero.
- “Matt L. of Idaho” (November 2009 Friend)
Matt has albinism but doesn’t let that stop him from doing fun things.
- “My Friend” (April 2001 Friend)
A girl describes making being friendly to a classmate who had disabilities.
- “Porter’s Terrible (Super) Day” (November 2009 Friend)
During a checkup for his cochlear implants, Porter sings “Called to Serve” for the doctor and nurse.
- “The Primary Talk” (November 2019 Friend)
Dennis is scared to give a talk in Primary because he stutters. His father gives him a blessing that he’ll be able to say what he needs to say.
- “Ready to Read” (January 2013 Liahona and Friend)
Mary is afraid to read in Primary because she has dyslexia.
- “Seeing a New Friend” (November 2019 Friend)
At first Beth isn’t quite sure how to play with Cara, who is blind, but they become friends quickly.
- “Signs of Friendship” (December 2017 Friend)
Connor, who has autism, has a hard time finding a friend until he prays for help and soon becomes friends with a deaf neighbor.
- “Smiles to Share” (June 2009 Friend)
Lauren can’t talk and is in a wheelchair, but she has talents to share.
- “The Ice-Candy Mission Fund” (January 2019 Liahona and Friend)
Jared, who has a hard time hearing and speaks sign language, decides he can prepare to be a missionary by earning money for his mission fund.
- “The Stuttering Struggle” (November 2015 Friend)
Nathaniel has a stuttering problem and is afraid when asked to narrate the Primary program, but he finds courage through practice and prayer.
- “Trying to Be Like Jesus: A Kind Hello” (October 2009 Friend)
A girl is nice to another girl on the bus.
- “Trying to Be Like Jesus: Making Friends” (August 2010 Friend)
A boy says hello to a boy in an electric wheelchair, and they become friends.
- “Weekly Thoughts and Tips: Encouraging Good Behavior” (March 15, 2013)
Ideas for helping children with disabilities have a positive Primary experience.
- “Weekly Thoughts and Tips: The Power of Inclusion” (November 23, 2012)
A success story from one Primary.
- “Weekly Thoughts and Tips: Transition Helps for Primary Teachers” (August 16, 2013)
Advice for helping children with disabilities transition between classes or activities.
- “Every Body Is Beautiful” (May 2018 Friend)
Bodies come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Look at the children on this page and tell what they have in common and what is different.
- Music: “Every Star Is Different” (Children’s Songbook, 142)
- Music: “I’ll Walk with You” (Children’s Songbook, 140)
- Music: “We Are Different” (Children’s Songbook, 263)
- Verse: “Wheelchair Child” (September 2001 Friend)
- Video: “My Brother Hyrum”
Hannah describes how much she loves her older brother, Hyrum, who has autism.
- Video: “One in a Million: Alberto”
Alberto, from Mexico, gained a testimony of the Word of Wisdom while struggling with severe illness.
- Video: “One in a Million: Anne Marie”
Anne Marie, from Utah, has to have foot surgery every couple of years. Once after surgery, she comforted another girl in the hospital.
- Video: “One in a Million: Brynn”
Brynn, from Connecticut, can do many things to serve others even though she only has one hand.
- Video: “One in a Million: Ellen Joy”
Ellen Joy and her sister Hannah, from North Carolina, don’t let severe food allergies stop them from having fun.
- Video: “One in a Million: Emily”
Emily, from Texas, is blind, but she can do many things using her other senses.
- Video: “One in a Million: Esther”
Esther, from England, battles cancer and comforts others in the hospital.
- Video: “One in a Million: Jackson”
Jackson, from Utah, found things to be grateful for even when he had a visual impairment.
- Video: “One in a Million: Katie”
Katie, from Florida, talks her life and Down syndrome.
- Video: “One in a Million: Lillie”
Lillie, from Hawaii, overcame eye cancer and gave copies of the Book of Mormon to the doctors and nurses who helped her.