Disability Resources

Each of the items in the list below is a link to a PDF file with information to help your local church become more inclusive and welcoming of persons with a variety of disabilities.

Accessibility Ideas

Etiquette with People with Disabilities

Guide for Ushers and Greeters

Language for Mental Illness

Guide to Forming a Local Church Committee on Disability Concerns

Below are listed some links and contacts that may be of help to individuals and congregations as they seek to minister to the deaf and hard of hearing community.

World Federation of Deaf Methodists

United Methodist Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries

General Board of Global Ministries:  Patricia Magyar, Executive Secretary for Domestic Health, PMagyar@umcor.org