Employing People with Disabilities: Workers with disabilities can transform a work environment in unexpected ways. In this issue, Breaking Barriers readers who employ people with disabilities tell stories of lessons learned.
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An article I read about churches hiring people with disabilities contained helpful information but their approach emphasized that hiring anyone with a disability is fraught with "landmines." Ouch!
This article has suggestions and resources to help your congregation considers having emotional support animals in your church.
College for Students with Disabilities
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.
El envejecimiento y la discapacidad: El promedio de edad de la gente en las iglesias a través de América del Norte sigue subiendo, y el porcentaje de personas con más edad con discapacidades sigue también subiendo. Esta edición de Rompiendo Barreras cuenta las historias a través de y para los miembros de la iglesia de 65 años y más.
Friendship Ministries provides Bible study curriculum that can help your church minister with adults who have intellectual disability.
All people--regardless of ability--are created in God's image and have a role to fulfill in the Body of Christ. Friendship Ministries can help you discover how to reach out to these precious souls who are too often neglected by the Church.
Finding a career after graduation can be challenging to students with disabilities. Learn more about best practices when it comes to gaining relevant experience, exploring career paths, understanding your legal rights to employment, and applying for work in this guide.
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.
We hope your congregations are gearing up for Disability Awareness Sunday on October 21. Rev. Miriam Spies has offered a reflection based on the gospel lesson from Mark. We pray that your congregations are places where everybody belongs and everybody serves!
Esta edición describe de qué forma las personas con discapacidades o sin discapacidades como la pérdida de la audición, discapacidad intelectual, demencia, y enfermedades mentales se han sentido bienvenidas en el ministerio de los grupos pequeños.
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.