Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

Attend this unique week-long gathering of theologians, academics, ministry leaders, people with disabilities, and other to explore the intersection of faith and disability.

 

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A Strong Partnership

The mission of the Collaborative on Faith and Disability is to provide leadership in the areas of research, education, service, and dissemination related to disability, religion, and inclusive supports.

 

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Strategies for Congregations

Learn about ideas and strategies to strengthen the invitation, supports, and hospitality congregations extend to people with disabilities and their families.

 

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Putting Faith to Work

Congregations are playing a powerful role in connecting people with disabilities to good jobs in the community.

 

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Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

Attend this unique week-long gathering of theologians, academics, ministry leaders, people with disabilities, and other to explore the intersection of faith and disability.

 

LEARN MORE

DID YOU KNOW?

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People with disabilities who say their faith is important to them.

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People with severe disabilities who attend a place of worship at least monthly.

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Faith communities that do congregation-wide disability awareness.

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Parents who changed their place of worship because their child was not included or welcomed.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

  1. Exclusion & Embrace: Disability, Justice & Spirituality

    August 21 @ 8:00 AM - August 23 @ 5:00 PM
  2. Friendship Ministries Life to the Full 2016 Conference

    October 28 - October 30

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Putting Faith to Work for People with Disabilities

Putting Faith to Work is a project of four Collaborative on Faith and Disability partners (TN, KY, MN, TX) and is funded by the Kessler Foundation. The project pulls together teams within faith communities to support members with disabilities who are seeking quality... read more

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OUR HISTORY

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.

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OUR PARTNERS

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

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