Frequently I’ve heard people evaluate the benefit of ramps and hearing loops based on how many people with disabilities would use them. Now I understand why that kind of analysis misses the point.
I had the privilege of taking a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. At the conclusion of our time together, each of us students wrote a "final evaluation". Here are some excerpts from mine.
Based on her most recent book with the same title, Barbara J. Newman will give practical ideas at this workshop on faith formation with persons with disabilities.
This paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 is a choral reading that highlights that we are one body in Christ, whatever our age, ability, income, gender, or ethnicity.
I recently participated in a webinar about theologies of disabilities led by Tom Reynolds. Through his experiences with his son who lives with autism, as well as living with his own depression, theologies of disabilities has become an academic passion for him.
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.