Episode 30 - Shannon Pugh, Director of Arise Special Needs Ministry

Shannon Pugh has been leading the Arise Special Needs Ministry at Irving Bible Church for 7

years, first as a volunteer and then as a staff member. Before working at IBC, she was a special

education teacher for 9 years. She fell in love with this population at a summer camp when she

was a teen and is extremely passionate about connecting families with special needs to resources

that will help them find abundant life! She also loves advocating for those with special needs and

helping others to understand their strengths and challenges. She is newly married, has a one-eyed

dog, and loves to play videogames to unwind!

Shannon mentions the following resources in her episode:

-Path Project

-ARC of North Texas

-Joni and Friends

-Arise Special Needs

-Bent Tree

-Gateway Church

-Victory Flows

-Sibshops

-Life Planning for Families of Special Needs, Inc.

Chelsi Pruitt