A questionnaire which asks for detailed information on the student's medical needs, communication skills, learning styles, physical considerations, and emotional needs.
- What does it mean to create a church community open to all?
- How was Jesus accessible to his followers?
- How can accessibility features benefit the whole community?
There is no question that organization and structure are essential to an effective ministry with people with disabilities. However, there is no oneway to structure this ministry, as evidenced by the variety of configurations currently operating in dioceses throughout the country. We are witnessing the downsizing or consolidation of many programs, and in some cases, directors have been required to assume responsibility for additional ministries. These trends have made clear the need for creativity and openness to change when considering how best to create a welcoming and inclusive community of faith for all, including Catholics with disabilities.