For Breaking Barriers Summer 2021, Becky Jones shares about her work as an art therapist, working with many clients who live with disabilities and how art is a vehicle for personal expression.
In one Disability Concerns workshop exercise, participants are asked to identify a number of personal characteristics that society values, including ones related to ethnicity and ability. Through this, we can begin addressing systems that privilege some but not others.
Access to care, support, and the vaccine over the course of the pandemic has been a greater challenge for people living on the margins of our society. Churches must take steps to educate people and eliminate these inequalities.