Author: United Methodist Task Force on Developmental Disab
This resource packet is the result of the conference of the United Methodist Task Force on Developmental Disabilities held in Des Moines, Iowa in July of 2000. It is designed for use by conference, district, and local churches and interested individuals. Includes mission statement, camping information, self advocates, projects and models, and a bibliography with appendices.
Author: Eisland, Nancy L.
Draws from the disability rights movement to identify people with disabilities as members of a socially disadvantaged minority group rather than as individuals who need to adjust. Shows the vital relationship between Christianity and social change, contending that Christians encounter the disabled God through Eucharist and may thus participate in new imaginations of wholeness and new embodiments of justice.
Author: United Church Board for Homeland Ministries
An overview of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. Explains the act, then explains how-to be in compliance, how to figure costs and gives examples of barrier removal. Also has charts with definitions, a local church accessibility checklist, and accessibility code specifications.
Author: Webb-Mitchell, Brett
Practical and challenging call to a more inclusive church shows WHY disabled people must be a part of congregational life, along with how, where, and what to do. From worship and Sunday school to fellowship potlucks and youth group retreats, new ways to help those with disabilities become what they already are: One in Christ.