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Special Needs
These groups and organizations serve as a prophetic voice to remind the church that each child of God, regardless of the nature of his or her disability or special need, can be an integral member of the Body of Christ. 
Episcopal Conference of the Deaf (ECD)
The purpose of this organization is to spread the Gospel of Christ among Deaf people. To do this effectively, the ECD acts as a central clearing house concerning all aspects of work among Deaf people in the Episcopal Church.
Episcopal Mental Illness Network (EMIN)
This network provides a compassionate presence within the Episcopal Church for persons with mental illnesses and their families. The EMIN is a place where we can share information. It also is a resource for Episcopalians, both clergy and lay persons, to find out more about mental illnesses and how to incorporate persons with mental illnesses into the full life of the Church.
Recovered Alcoholic Clergy Association (RACA)
A working fellowship of the clergy of the Episcopal Church. Any bishop, priest, deacon, member of a religious order, or seminarian who has a desire to stop using mood altering chemicals is eligible for membership.
Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church
Recovery Ministries is a membership organization with a mission to minister to those who have lost their health and freedom through the disease of addiction. Recovery Ministries is an independent, nationwide network of Episcopal laity and clergy, dioceses and parishes, schools, agencies, and other institutions—all with a common commitment to address the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs in relation to the church's mission.
The Episcopal Disability Network (EDN)
This network serves the church through such activities as identifying, supporting, and strengthening local judicatory groups (diocesan committees, commissions, etc.) concerned with disabilities and/or accessibility in terms of attitudinal, communication, learning, and architectural barriers.