Social distancing has not stopped many of us from speaking out for an end to the killing of unarmed black men and women by police. Did you know that 30 to 80 percent of those killed have been persons with some type of disability?
30 years ago today, the US adopted landmark civil rights legislation called the Americans with Disabilities Act. The worst barriers faced by people with disabilities usually result from attitudes and environments that we all create and could change.
These liturgies were written by Rev. Samuel Kim, a CRC pastor and student in the D.Min. program in Disability Ministry at Western Theological Seminary.
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.
This article identifies several disempowering attitudes that create a lack of trust in the church of people who are blind or have low vision.
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.
A few years ago my sister bought a board game titled Pandemic. Every time we played, we lost. We used to think we were doing something wrong. Now I think it's the nature of the beast.
Both Sarah and Hailey, with their heads close, nearly touching, were singing as Hailey was singing the words with her face nearly flush against the pages of the hymnal and Sarah’s right ear turned towards and quite close to Hailey’s face.