September is suicide prevention month. In order to address this epidemic, we need to share our stories. Here is one such story.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Month. Mental Health Ministries has created resources to support our faith communities as we work towards ensuring everyone has proper access to mental health care.
Disability Concerns hosted their first fully online Leadership Training event this year! It was a very successful event that focused on the theme of agility.
People with disabilities tend to be highly agile because they must navigate physical and social structures that are created by and for people who do not have disabilities.
We are excited to announce we will be offering our annual Disability Concerns Leadership Training Event online this year! Save the date for August 5 and 6, 2020.
Every church should be a place where everyone belongs and everyone serves, but often people with disabilities are inadvertently overlooked and not able to participate fully in the life of the church.
This document offers guidelines for planning meetings and events to ensure that all participants with visual impairments can participate fully and safely.
In this article, we offers tips and resources for providing the same information that sighted people benefit from to those with visual impairments.
This article addresses socializing issues for people who are blind or have low vision. It's presented in a format that names six common challenges and offers solutions for each one.
This article identifies several disempowering attitudes that create a lack of trust in the church of people who are blind or have low vision.
A living will (also called an advance directive) identifies the kind of medical care you want or don't want in times of serious illness. If you haven't had those conversations yet, now is the time.
Disability Concerns believes that everyone should have the opportunity to participate, contribute and belong to our community. This is an overview of our theological perspective as a ministry.
Dr. Jay Dolmage is a professor at the University of Waterloo. Recently he spoke on Academic Ableism at Western Theological Seminary. He has shared many great resources with us in this article.