Welcoming People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: A Practical Guide for Congregations

by Courtney E. Taylor, Erik W. Carter, and others. Disabilities, Religion, and Spirituality Program of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.
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This short booklet contains helpful information and pratical strategies to aid congregations in various aspects of including people with disabilities and their families.

Offerings: disability awareness in the congregation, supporting parents and families, adaptive religious education programming, inclusive worship, physical accessibility, list of strategies, reading list, list of online resources

Best For: clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition

Cost: download as a free PDF

Suggested Uses:

  • Provide support for families and caregivers by studying the relevant section in this resource.
  • Explore additional topics related to inclusivity and providing for people with disabilties by exploring the reading list for more information.

Curator Curated by Wendy McCormick

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