Check out this Article by Paul Seebeck on our Disability Inclusion Tool Kit!
LOUISVILLE — A new Disability Inclusion Toolkit from the Office of Christian Formation will help Presbyterians continue along the path of congregational inclusivity.
As a participant in Faith and Disability, A Practical Guide for Church Leaders, the Rev. Deborah Huggins, associate pastor at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit, New Jersey, is an advocate and researcher for the inclusion of people with disabilities in faith communities.
Working in the church, Huggins knows how difficult it can be to implement a capital campaign to install elevators or even ramps. But what research shows, she says, is that attitudes in a congregation can be an even bigger barrier than any physical challenge to accessibility.
“You don’t have to be an expert to be inclusive. You do have to listen to the real experts — those with disabilities,” she said.
Keep reading the article here! https://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/listening-to-the-real-experts-on-disability-inclusion/