I’m more comfortable with answers than questions, authority than weakness, and qualification by academic degree than qualification by suffering. But I’m learning that effectiveness in chaplaincy requires me to walk into the circle of my discomfort.
I don’t have a theological degree and I don’t work in a church or in formal Christian ministry. I’m not a missionary doing grand work in a faraway land. However, God has shown me that my life is my ministry.
Does a "visual schedule" or some other visual resource enhance possibilities for those of us who have autism? If so, does such a resource already exist for Protestant liturgy?
College for Students with Disabilities
This article has suggestions and resources to help your congregation considers having emotional support animals in your church.
This letter is for “the others”: for my two kids who are not special needs, who are considered typical, and for everyone who has a sibling with any special need(s).
An article I read about churches hiring people with disabilities contained helpful information but their approach emphasized that hiring anyone with a disability is fraught with "landmines." Ouch!
Employing People with Disabilities: Workers with disabilities can transform a work environment in unexpected ways. In this issue, Breaking Barriers readers who employ people with disabilities tell stories of lessons learned.
With a booming economy in the U.S. and Canada, finding reliable and kind people to help with in home care is a huge challenge. Has you church stepped in the gap?
These holiday worship resources from Mental Health Ministries allow worshipers to reflect and accept the reality of where we are emotionally. They offer a message of hope in the midst of our darkness.