Here is a bulletin insert that describes the ministry of Disability Concerns.
The author of Hebrews tells us that Jesus was “made like his brothers and sisters in every way” (2:17, TNIV). But can almighty God truly understand human limitations, even long-term limitations we call disabilities? At advent and Christmas especially we wonder at the mystery and meaning of Christ's incarnation.
Children with disabilities are part of God's family, but people don't always treat them that way. In this book you'll discover how to help kids and their leaders welcome and include kids with disabilities at church or school.
Here is a list of resources for churches to use to become compliant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Although the target audience is for those living in Ontario, there are many helpful hints for all churches!
These ideas give brief, clear, helpful guidance for ministering with people affected by disabilities, especially pastors, elders, deacons, and care team members.
These questions are a resource for people who want to question U.S. candidates for federal, state, and local office about their positions on issues that affect people with disabilities.
Churches usually have a welcome sign outside their building. Watch video from this conference encouraging the welcome that is experienced INSIDE the church.
Free resources (e.g. factsheets, videos, slideshows) are available to help support people living with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requires all organizations that serve the public to adopt a Customer Service Policy. Here's a sample policy for churches to consider.
Our popular "Inclusion Handbook: Everybody Belongs, Everybody Serves" includes articles by disability advocates from several Christian traditions and provides tools to welcome and engage people with disabilities in church life.
A Compassionate Journey guides readers in the practice of compassion and provides a helpful perspective on caring in the face of long-term need.
Caring begins with something as simple as a friendly greeting. Here are some tips for proper etiquette with a person with a disability.