Connecting Individuals With Disabilities With Meaningful Employment

The overall unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities is 12.7% (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Nov. 2012), and according to a report from the President’s Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities (2004), individuals with severe disabilities, such as an intellectual disability or autism, the unemployment rate fluctuates between 80-90%. It is clear that individuals with disabilities… Read more Connecting Individuals With Disabilities With Meaningful Employment

Including Children With Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities in Religious Education Classrooms

Inclusion in religious education: Why is it important? Being included means more than being in a community. It means being with a community. It means that the community is accessible and welcoming, and that all members have opportunities to share their gifts and contribute to the whole.  Religious education classrooms often are places where participants… Read more Including Children With Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities in Religious Education Classrooms