n      Access Ministry, McLean Bible Church

n      Joni & Friends International Disability Center

n      Key Ministry

n      The Inclusive Church

n      Friendship Ministries

n      Religion and Spirituality Division of the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

n      Disabilities and Faith

n      Heart of the Caregiver

n      Interfaith Disability Connection

n      Interfaith Initiative of he American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD)

n      Interfaith Disability Network

n      National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)


n      Family Connection of South Carolina

n      South Carolina Respite Coalition




n      A Place for All: Ministry with Youth with Special Needs

        2008, John Barone and The Monarch School, Winona, MN: St. Mary's Press

n      Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families and Congregations

        Erik Carter, Paul Brookes Publishing, 2007

n      Learning Disabilities and the Church: Including All God's Kids in Your Education and Worship

        Cynthia Holder Rich and Martha Ross Mosckaitis, FaithAliveResources

n      Let All the Children Come to Me: A practical guide for including children with disabilities in your church ministries

        M. Breeding, .K. Hood, J. Whitwork, Cook Communication Ministries publisher

n      Special Needs Special Ministry for Children's Ministry

        Jim Pierson, Louise Tucker Jones, Pat Verbal, 2004, Group publishing, Inc.

n      That All May Worship: An Interfaith Handbook to Assist Congregations in Welcoming People with Disabilities

        look under interfaith initiative. American Association of People with Disabilities

n      The Child with Autism Learns the Faith

        Kathy Labosh, Future Horizons Autism Site

n      Welcome One; Welcome All

        Institute on Pastoral Initiatives, University of Dayton, Institute of Pastoral Initiatives

n      The Heart of the Caregiver, an 8-week in-depth study of God’s Word for today’s family caregiver

        Mary Tutterow, online at




n      “We Will Not Be Hidden”, a film by Muslims with ‘Disabilities’.

        Part 1:

        Part 2:

        Part 3:

n      “Praying with Lior” , a film about a young man with Down syndrome as he approaches Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony.

n      “Welcome to Our World, a Message to Pastors”.

n      “Top Ten List to Start a Disability Ministry”.

n      “A Place for All”, Faith and Community for Persons with Disabilities.




n      American Baptist Church      

n      Anabaptist      

n      Assemblies of God    

n      Church of the Brethren          

n      Church of the Nazarene         

n      Episcopalian

n      Evangelical Lutheran Church in America      

n      Free Methodist Church          

n      Latter Day Saints       

n      Orthodox Christian    

n      Presbyterian Church in America        

n      Presbyterian Church (USA)   

n      Reformed Church      

n      Roman Catholic         

n      Seventh Day Adventist         

n      Southern Baptist        

n      The Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod       

n      Unitarian Universalist

n      United Church of Christ        

n      United Methodist Church      




n      Islam

n      Islamic Society of North America

n      “Islam and Disability:  Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence”, Mohammed Ghaly, 2010.




n      Jewish

n      United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

n      Union for Reform Judaism



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