From the September 2010 magazine.


When the editorial staff here at Grapevine tried to develop a concept for the cover of this Special Needs issue, we were completely stumped. How would we find a cover that could visually embrace all the many different members with Special Needs in our Fellowship without portraying some as more important than others? And how would we portray those Special Needs that aren't even visible? In the end, we settled on the universal communication of sign language and the word "Acceptance" to convey our Special Needs theme because so many of the stories circulated around the concept of acceptance...