TLC - Special Needs

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"I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.."
Psalm 139:14


To help children with special needs learn about God and His word in order to provide them with an opportunity to receive the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Parents: Partner with parents to provide a developmentally appropriate environment for their child, which will allow parents to worship and connect within the church community.

Child: Provide child with a personal buddy to provide assistance in the classroom whenever the child is in KStation.

Volunteers: Train volunteers and support them in their service to special needs children and families.

We Welcome Children Who...

We welcome children who require additional support to access KStation including children who:

  • Need one-on-one guidance and redirection during group activities
  • Need increased amounts of movement and activity during class time
  • Need explicit instruction when relating to peers
  • Need support and tools to help them remain self-controlled and focused during class

This includes children with a medical diagnosis

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Developmental Delays

*A medical diagnosis is not required to receive support from TLC

Need Assistance?

If you currently attend IBC regularly and your child needs a Buddy during his/her time in KStation on Sunday mornings, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Completion of our TLC Intake Form is required for in-processing of a child to the TLC Ministry.

Parent Intake Form, click here (pdf)

Want to Serve in This Ministry?

We are currently looking for individuals willing to serve as a one-on-one Buddy during our weekend services. Buddies must be 16 years or older. Buddies must be willing to serve weekly and be in communication with a family. Training and supervision is provided and required. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to volunteer or for more information.

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Springfield, VA 22151


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