Organizations & Other Resources
The mission of the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) is to mobilize the religious community to speak out and take action on disability policy issues with Congress, the President and Administration, and society at large.
Bethesda Institute provides professional training, resources for spiritual life development, public policy advocacy, and leading edge practices in the field.
This reference circular includes Bibles and sacred texts of many world religions in a variety of languages, translations, and versions in special format. Commentaries, concordances, liturgies, prayer books, hymnals, and magazines are also listed.
In this personal website and blog, author Ti m Hornik, a social worker and Iraqi Freedom Veteran, shares resources for assistive technologies for the blind and visually disabled as well as reflecting on his own spiritual journey. Blog posts and articles cover topics like resiliency, understanding visual impairments, and tips to empower us all. The intended audience includes those with a visual impairment to individuals interested in learning more.
The Boggs Center is part of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Pediatrics. Since its inception in 1983, The Center has emphasized a community based, life span approach to meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Rooted in Gospel values that affirm the dignity of every person, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) works collaboratively to ensure meaningful participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of the life of the Church and society.
A social justice commitment to disability rights can be documented as early as 1961, when a social justice resolution at the time of our consolidation asked Unitarians and Universalists to “influence public opinion and government agencies on behalf of the needs of people with mental illness.” Useful for many congregations seeking to become more accessible and welcoming to those with disabilities.
The Centre has a dual focus on the relationship between spirituality, health and healing and the significance of the spiritual dimension for contemporary healthcare practices and the theology of disability. The centre aims to enable academics, researchers, practitioners and educators to work together to develop innovative and creative research projects and teaching initiatives.
Provides disability-related training to current and future religious and spiritual leaders and educators, supports individuals with disabilities and their families as they give expression to their religion or spirituality, and encourages disability service providers to consider the religious and spiritual interests of the individuals they serve.