DID YOU KNOW?
People with disabilities who say their faith is important to them.
People with severe disabilities who attend a place of worship at least monthly.
Faith communities that do congregation-wide disability awareness.
Parents who changed their place of worship because their child was not included or welcomed.
The Collaborative on Faith and Disability began in 2011 as the outgrowth of conversations between Erik Carter and Courtney Evans Taylor from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center in Tennessee and Bill Gaventa at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities in New Jersey.
Collaborative partners include University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) and affiliated faculty and staff, seminaries and Divinity Schools, individual affiliated members, and partnering organizations. The Collaborative currently consists of 12 UCEDD partners