Here are my top choices, out of hundreds of Scriptures that mention impairments and disabilities, to help us understand the Biblical basis of the ADA and the ICF.
Rev., ordained minister of the Gospel with Bethany Ministerial Fellowship Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling, from Syracuse Universiy, NY
CRC Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Worship unto God; Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Accessibility for people with disabilities, especially in church and especially for people with a vision impairment
This article focuses on why churches should fully adhere to the Americans With Disability Act and mentions some of the obstructions that need to be overcome.
Disability discrimination by churches and other ministries still diminishes the participation and the core rights of people with disabilities.
Jesus could reduce the whole law to one word: love, but we fool ourselves if we think we can do the same. That one word must be fleshed out in many ways. Here are three examples from Scripture.
Bible publishers use the terms "large," "extra large," or "giant print" for editions of the Bible which are not truly large print. To avoid confusion, here is a list of truly large print Bibles in various versions.
Lest we forget, out of 2.3 million American veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, 633,000 (25% of the total) have a service-connected disability. Overall, about 3 million (14%) of the total number of living US veterans have a service-connected disability. We owe an extra debt of gratitude to the disabled vets . . .
With a severe impairment, a person is disabled by the environment and may not be able to participate because of what we build and create. The failure to proactively provide efficient, timely, reasonable accommodation is measurable disability discrimination. As James said, show me your works.
In 1993 the Synod of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) in North America went on record to heartily recommend full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). What is the ADA really about?
I recently discovered (2017) an NIV super giant print Bible in 17 point font and (2021) an ESV super giant print Bible in 17 point font. The ESV weighs 5.4 pounds. and is $36 on amazon, $31 plus...posted on: Large Print Bibles
Thanks for the comment Stanley.
I’m glad you raise the issue of aesthetics and/or colors. It is a valid question that I believe has not
been asked or answered in regard to computers...posted on: Using Computers for Inclusive Worship