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My Life? My Choice?

Suicide is a threat to society. The idea that my body and my life are my own business and no one else’s has led to a staggering rise in the suicide rate and to the movement to legalize assisting it.

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Working With Church Leadership

Church Disability Advocates seek to promote the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the life of the local congregation so that everybody belongs and everybody serves. They can make significant progress in this work if church leadership supports them.

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The Power of Connection

One Sunday morning, sitting in middle of row, Ryan was having a very hard time. Several times, during the sermon, he made shriek-like screams, frightening noises. He was scaring people in church. Pastor Steve wondered what to do.

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How Labels Limit Us

As Teddie-Joy Remhild celebrates her 81st birthday, having lived 45 of those years as a blind woman, she reflects on the degree that limiting labels and perceptions have impacted her life.

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The Other Six Days

A social scientist, Erik Carter started his keynote address at the 2014 Summer Institute on Disability and Theology by saying he would be "preaching from Numbers." With data, he established the opportunity congregations and other communities of faith have to "welcome, receive, and be hospitable" every day of the week.

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