Ontario friends!: "Our Doors are Open" are offering free workshops for congregations welcoming folks with disabilities and families until the end of November.
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At a recent RCA Classis Minnesota meeting there was a discussion about no-cost options for welcoming people with disabilities. Here are some of the strategies they wanted to share.
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.
On January 1, 2017, new accessibility requirements come into effect from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Is your church ready?
This document offers guidelines for planning meetings and events to ensure that all participants with visual impairments can participate fully and safely.
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.
What barriers of architecture, communication, and attitude are keeping people with various disabilities from coming or getting involved in your church? This tool from Disabilty Concerns will help you identify these barriers and give ideas for overcoming them.
Tema: Viajar con una discapacidad
El viajar con una discapacidad puede llegar a ser un reto, si es que no dificultoso, y los recuerdos de aquellas aventuras de seguro instructivas, dolorosas, cómicas y mucho más. Las personas con diversas discapacidades comparten algunas de sus experiencias sobre este tema.
We encourage all churches to recognize Disability Awareness Sunday this October to demonstrate that all members of their congregation are valued. Find resources here!
Durante el largo periodo de aislamiento impuesto durante la pandemia del virus corona, las personas con discapacidades vieron que algunos impedimentos para la participación fueron en realidad eliminadas. Los artículos en esta edición nos narran algunas historias de accesos inesperados.