We are excited to announce we will be offering our annual Disability Concerns conference online this year! Save the date for August 5 and 6, 2020.
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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 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' Annual Canada Conference has been postponed due to the COVID-19 virus.
The conference was scheduled to take place on April 25, 2020, at Community CRC in Kitchener, Ontario. It has been rescheduled for October 3, 2020.
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.
Owen Wigger and his family sent a letter to his first-grade teacher and classmates. Because he does not speak, this letter will help pave the way for their relationships with him.
La enfermedad mental y la práctica espiritual: Los autores describen de qué manera la enfermedad mental de un ser querido o la suya propia han formado su fe y practica espiritual en la que se entrecruzan los ritmos del bienestar mental, la vida devocional y el discipulado personal.
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.
Christians are not exempt from mental health challenges. The purpose of this series is to create a safe place where people will feel comfortable in sharing their story and be supported in their spiritual journey.