Browse our Interfaith Resources
or view resources specific to Judaism, Catholicism, or Christianity
This site has links for specific religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Unitarian Universalism.
American Association of People with Disabilities
The mission of the AAPD Interfaith Initiative is to support people with disabilities and their families as they seek spiritual and religious access, and to bring the powerful and prophetic voice of the faith community to the 21st Century disability agenda.
Congregational Resource Guide
A joint effort of The Alban Institute and the Indianapolis Center for Congregations. Offers an extensive listing of resources aimed at helping congregations become more accessible, inclusive, and welcoming to people with disabilities.
The website of Independence, Inc. in Lawrence, KS. The site has an extensive list of resources, including numerous links to various religious groups.
Judaism & Disabilities
National Jewish Council for the Disabled
An offshoot of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the NJCD is dedicated to addressing the needs of all individuals with disabilities within the Jewish community. Deals with all types of disabilities.
An innovative Jewish community family support program for families in the Greater Boston area with a child, youth or young adult family member with a disability. Yesodot is a service of Jewish Vocational Service, a constituent agency of Combined Jewish Philanthropies.
Catholicism & Disabilities
National Catholic Partnership on Disability
The disability voice of the U.S. Catholic bishops.
National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry
Has many resources and links to national and diocesan ministries to youth with disabilities.
Network of Inclusive Catholic Educators
Part of the website of the University of Dayton's Institute for Pastoral Initiatives, a group of administrators, educators, and parents creating opportunities for children with disabilities to attend Catholic schools and religious education programs.
Success Story: Religious-ed program helps children with disabilities
This article from the Archdiocese of Boston's newsletter, The Pilot, discusses a religious education program for children with developmental disabilities at St. Michael Parish in Bedford. Run by Patricia Marks, who was awarded a 2006 Distinguished Citizen Award by The Arc of Massachusetts for developing it, the program has been successful in helping children with developmental disabilities to participate more fully in Mass and religious education. Note: Viewing this document requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Christianity & Disabilities
Vision New England has a "Disability Ministries" outreach program:
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