Disability Awareness Sunday encourages congregations to grow in becoming places of belonging for everyone and to discover ways to engage their gifts in ministry.
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Live in Ontario? The Partners for Planning Network is designed to help relatives or caregivers of persons with a disability connect with other families, provide practical information, lessen isolation, and find solutions.
A recent article published in USA Today looks at how Pixar's latest film "Finding Dory" is making some pretty big waves in the world of disability awareness. Have you seen it?
Ministry is primarily about relationships, but programs can provide the space for relationships to develop and flourish. This information sheet was distributed to people at Orland Park CRC by their Disability Concerns Team.
Our Doors Are Open: Guide for Accessible Congregations offers different faith communities in Ontario simple, creative ideas and guidance to increase inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities during worship services, events, and community activities.
If your child seems to have developmental delays, s/he needs active intervention. The Help Me Grow program is a great tool to check out!
Ajustándose a la discapacidad adquirida. Algunas personas han vivido con una discapacidad desde su nacimiento o desde una temprana edad, pero otros la adquieren más adelante. Esperamos que esta edición ayude a los lectores a entender el dolor y las lecciones de la vida que una discapacidad puede traer de manera que se pueda responder con empatía hacia aquellos que han adquirido una discapacidad y a sus seres queridos.
What does it look like for a seminary to be welcoming and inclusive for people with disabilities? In what ways can we equip pastors, theologians, missionaries and psychologists to be more sensitive to the issues surrounding disabilities?
The kids who collaborated to write and star in this "Dear Teacher" video represent students with various learning disabilities. They wanted to share with educators how their brain works and offer simple ways teachers can help.