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Disability Information and Resources

 

Need an idea on where to start in creating a ministry for people with disabilities at your church? Check out this downloadable resource from Baltimore Washington Conference: 

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The Committee on Disability Ministries is ready to help your church grow in its' ministry with people of all ages who have challenges with mobility, hearing, vision, psychological, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

For more information about starting or growing a disability ministry in your church, contact Committee Chairperson -  Rev. Rebecca Collison or (302) 856-2414 (church office)

 

Dover District – Patrick Kelly

Easton District –  James Turner 

Salisbury District – Lori Bennett

Wilmington District – Rev. Ruth Ann Simpson

UPCOMING:

Disability Ministries News Update

2018 Disability Conference Information and Registration

disAbility Connection Award Nomination Form

 

RESOURCES

CHURCH ACCESSIBILITY GRANTS AVAILABLE

Resources for Disability Awareness Sunday January 2016

A “Can Do” Approach to Effective Ministry with Individuals with Disability  (brochure –PDF)

A Guide to Nurturing Hospitality to Individuals with Disabilities  (brochure -PDF)

General Board of Church and Society ( bulletin insert – PDF)

 

United Methodist Task Force on Disability Ministries

http://www.umdisabilityministries.org/

 

United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries

www.umcdhm.org

4 Game-Changing Technologies For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing

The 10 Best Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

Special Considerations for Parents Raising a Teenager with Hearing Loss

College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Socialization and the Child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing

 

Resources for Mental Health

Youth Mental Health First Aid

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health Ministries e-spotlight