Marion Witcher is the founder of the His Ability Outreach (formerly known as New Hope for Special Needs (since 1998). Through this resource, prayer, supports, and activities are provided for those affected by autism and other special needs.
Additionally, for more than a decade, Marion and her husband, Vee directed a special needs ministry and Special Olympics team at an inner-city church in Dayton Ohio. She is founder of His Ability Over Disability, a program that magnifies the ability of Jesus Christ in the lives of those impacted by disabilities. The program is approaching its 14th year.
Marion’s evangelistic background includes ministering to clients with autism and intellectual disabilities in the Montgomery County (Ohio) former Agape ministry program. For a year, she facilitated Second Sunday church, where she and her husband, ministered to a small group of parents and caregivers of youth and adults affected by disabilities.
Marion is founder of The Making of an Advocate and Autism: A Language Worth Knowing. These interactive workshops motivate parents in their roles as advocates and caregivers. The program was also attended college students, educators and other professionals.
Marion’s studies include the Theology of Suffering, Disability, and the Church (Dallas Theological Seminary). She is a graduate of the American School of Radio and Television Broadcasting and Columbus Paraprofessional Institute.
Writing Credits: Sowing My Tears, Reaping His Joy: A Mother's Journey from Devastation to Celebration. Upcoming works include a book of special prayers for special needs. She is a former staff writer for Purpose Magazine and a former Certified professional resume writer of a resume firm. She is the writer of the internationally published, The Resume of Jesus Christ.
Marion and her husband, Vee have two adult children. Their firstborn is challenged with autism and epilepsy. They enjoy spending time with family and their grandchildren.