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Why Jess Cummings came to Inclusion Fusion Live

Editor’s note: I’ll be writing more in the next week or two about our recent Inclusion Fusion Live conference, but there’s one story from last weekend I can’t wait to share. 481 more words

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Belonging

Where do you belong? In your town, your workplace, your family, your place of worship, your neighborhood bar…? I was pondering the belonging question this week after being in a focus group for a student’s study on the sense of belonging of blind employees in academe. 510 more words

Aging

"Equitable Use" of the Gospel | The Principles of Universal Design and the Church

We believe that the gospel of Jesus is both in itself a message of universal access, and that the Great Commission is a call to make that gospel universally accessible. 1,058 more words

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Walking Through Twilight by Douglas Groothuis

This book grabs you. You pick it up, anticipate what you will find, and then get surprised. Though being real, or “raw” as they say, is all the rage these days, after you read this book you may decide, as I did, that you’ve hardly ever read something that’s “raw”. 274 more words

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Want to help us put on a conference?

Our team is hosting a disability ministry conference in Cleveland next April. We want the pastors, church staff and volunteers in attendance to leave with the tools and resources they need to launch new ministries or expand the scope of their existing ministries. 525 more words

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Designing "to the norm" doesn't feel like design at all. Universal Design and the Church: 2

If you are in church or outreach ministry of any kind, you’re doing “design work” (whether or not you’re paid for it or even are aware of it). 906 more words

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The mental health crisis among persons with autism

I strongly suspect that many reasonably knowledgable disability advocates have little or no appreciation of the extent to which persons with developmental disabilities, especially individuals with autism are vulnerable to mental illness. 752 more words

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