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Product Information Disabilities and Faith.org

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This website has many resources helpful in making places of worship more accessible, including:

-PowerPoint presentations

-Fact Sheets in PDF format

-Links to websites with information on what particular faith communities are doing in the area of inclusion, general information about services available to people with disabilities, and information about making places and materials accessible to all


The Disabilities and Faith website summarizes a training project completed by the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University, in partnership with the Utah Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Human Capabilities received funding from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative to provide statewide training to faith leaders in Utah.

These were the project objectives:
“Participants will increase their understanding of:

-Creating a more welcoming and inclusive atmosphere

-Providing physical access

-Providing programmatic, auditory and visual access

-Communicating appropriately and effectively

-Identifying and reaching out to people with disabilities

-Connecting with local, state and national resources”



Information based on a review of the website on 2/3/2011 (http://www.disabilitiesandfaith.org/)
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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