Resources

Guidebooks

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. http://www.cookministries.com/NexGen
  • 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 http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/boggscenter/products.) 2009 Edition now online.