Fact Sheets

Journals and Newsletters

Selected Recent Publications

  • Elizabeth Browne. (2004). Creating an inclusive worship community: Accommodating All People at God’s Table (Parish Handbook). Liguori Publications.
  • Erik Carter. (2007) Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Congregations. Paul Brookes Publishing.
  • Shelly Christensen. (2007). Jewish Community Guide to Inclusion of People with Disabilities. Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Minneapolis, MN.
  • William Gaventa & Rabbi Judith Abrams. (2007). Jewish Perspectives on Theology and the Human Experience of Disability. Routledge.
  • Albert Herzog. (2006). Disability Advocacy among Religious Organizations:Histories and Reflections. Routledge.
  • Amy Rapada. (2007). The Special Needs Ministry Handbook: A Church’s Guide to Reaching Children with Disabilities and their families. BookSurge Publishing.
  • Tom Reynolds. (2008). Vulnerable Communion: A Theology of Disability and Hospitality. Brazos Press.
  • Amos Yong. (2007). Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity. Baylor University Press.

Religious Education

  • A Place for All: Ministry with Youth with Special Needs. (2008) John Barone and The Monarch School. Winona, MN: St. Mary’s Press. 128 pp. $24.95 ISBN 978-0-88489-972-3. Creative guide for religious educators of all sorts.
  • Let All the Children Come to Me. A Practical Guide to Including Children with Disabilities in Your Church Ministries. (2006) Malesa Breeding, Dana Hood, Jerry Whitworth. NexGen, Cook Communications Ministries. 4050 Lee Vance View, Colorado Springs, CO 80918.
  • For a more comprehensive list of resources, see On the Road to Congregational Inclusion. Dimensions of Faith and Congregational Ministries with Persons with Developmental Disabilities and their Families. New Brunswick: The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ. (PDF version available at 2009 Edition now online.