Many designers place form over function, thereby excluding some members of their congregation from participation in worship. Learn how your church can become more accessible.
Disability Concerns believes that everyone should have the opportunity to participate, contribute and belong to our community. This is an overview of our theological perspective as a ministry.
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.
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.
Many people who read my blogs know that I live with schizophrenia, and that on the whole I’m doing pretty well, but last night a number of factors caused me to feel angst about the current situation.
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.
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.