The Spring 2022 issue of Breaking Barriers features young people with disabilities. Read their stories!
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My hope is that churches aren’t waiting for teens and young adults to get older to serve the community.
Being diagnosed at 22 also came with other complications: I get told, “You’re young, so you wouldn’t understand chronic pain.”
...while I’m human, make mistakes like everyone else, and have these physical differences, I’m perfect in God’s eyes, and that’s what matters.
In particular, high school was hard because I felt so different from my friends and classmates.
Kate Bowler's book, No Cure for Being Human, offered space to share the challenges of life together as a community.
Michèle Gyselinck shares openly about her life living with mental health issues.
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a sharp rise in the number of persons experiencing mental illness, especially anxiety and depression.
Disability Concerns Canada Winter 2022 Newsletter: Introducing Regional Advocates Elly VanAlten and Linda Rosendal
While everyone understands we are all part of the body of Christ, not everyone knows how to be inclusive. “As regional advocates, we are that missing piece.”
With gratitude and appreciate, Disability Concerns says goodbye to Mark Stephenson, and welcomes new director, Lindsay Wieland Capel.
Our recent series focused on our newest resources, Everybody Belongs, Everybody Serves. Find resources, videos, and more!
This is the second article in a series of four for our fall 2021 Disability Concerns Canada. In this article Elly Van Alten encourages us to consider how we can be intentional with the connections we make.
In this editorial, Jenna Hoff ponders why connection is more critical than ever before.
Born with severe childhood apraxia, Norah has been incredibly busy with therapy and activities that help develop her speech and gross motor skills. Her persistence is helping her make great strides!
"God taught me to adapt to this life when he restored my voice—through my eyes!"
My friend Cecil lives with Parkinson’s disease. My visits with him are both countercultural and a true delight!
Although Chris continues to accomplish many goals he has set for himself, he often is ignored, minimized, and isolated from community, including the church.
Though being asked “What?” can be frustrating, Elizabeth interprets the question as a signal someone cares enough to seek understanding of what she is saying, and that they value her as a person.