The presenter will discuss the current research literature on inclusive congregations. The issue will be addressed from the perspective of families, persons with disabilities, and faith leaders. Factors affecting inclusion both positively and negatively will be presented, and strategies for promoting inclusion will be distributed.
Faith leaders, families, and professionals serving individuals with disabilities
1. After this session, attendees will be able to discuss and analyze the current literature on inclusive congregations.
2. After this session, attendees will be able to discuss the factors that contribute to successful inclusive congregations. 3. After this session, attendees will be able to design strategies to use in faith communities to promote inclusion.