Friday, December 9, 2016

News and notes from AMD, 12/09/16

Holidays and hope:
https://www.robert-vore.com/blog/2015/12/16/holidays

CBS  program segment on ADA lawsuits-- comments are open
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-americans-with-disabilities-act-lawsuits-anderson-cooper/
Advocacy alert from CIL on this program:
https://t.e2ma.net/message/3f16l/3fli8c
What were you thinking?
https://medium.com/@OptimisticGrin/anderson-cooper-what-were-you-thinking-425fa6a9932a#.qvn06b8by

Hearing Health blog: Help us to hear the words of faith
http://hearinghealthmatters.org/betterhearingconsumer/2016/help-us-to-hear-the-words-of-faith/

Suicide Prevention
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/messages/2016/the-push-for-suicide-prevention.shtml


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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

News and notes from AMD, 11/23/2016

Giving Tuesday: the GBGM committees that provide and promote services to Deaf and disabled people in the UMC connection are asking for funds to assist with their grant, education, and inclusion programs on November 29 (Tuesday); see https://www.umcmission.org/giving-tuesday or the Facebook pages of each committee for information.
The Disability Ministries Advance number is 3021054.
The Deaf Ministries Advance number 982562.

East African communities discuss disability and theology
http://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/east-african-communities-discuss-disability-theology

Visually impaired students thrive at African school
http://www.umc.org/news-and-media/visually-impaired-students-thrive-at-african-school

TU Collaborative: Helping people connect to the religious congregations of their choice
http://tucollaborative.org/sdm_downloads/helping-people-connect-to-the-religious-congregations-and-spiritual-groups-of-their-choice-the-role-of-peer-specialists/
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Friday, November 18, 2016

AMD this week, 11/18/2016

 Ruderman Family Foundation: Advocacy points for the next four years
http://www.rudermanfoundation.org/blog/article/10-things-the-new-administration-can-do-to-address-disability-rights

Ridgewood UMC programs
https://www.gnjumc.org/news/ridgewood-umc-makes-a-joyful-noise-for-special-needs/

The UMC cites health care as a basic human right. Here is an advocacy opportunity: tell your story.
http://fvindiana.blogspot.com/2016/11/protect-health-care-share-your-story.html

We will probably not publish next week. We wish all a happy Thanksgiving.-


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Friday, November 11, 2016

News and notes from UMAMD - 11/11/2016

Not Dead Yet: video project
http://notdeadyet.org/2016/09/face-to-face-challenging-the-better-dead-than-disabled-message.html

Where's the elevator?
http://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/2016-10-31/the-party-is-on-the-second-floor-so-where-is-the-elevator

Suicide prevention hotline
http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/#

Indiana University Institute on Disability and Community
https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/order-form

We'd like to let our members know of a Facebook group dedicated to disability and politics. It's new, so a little Wesleyan leaven could help shape it.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1138423056239756/

Crip Pastor Blog
https://crippastor.wordpress.com/2016/11/10/it-starts-with-me/--


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Friday, November 4, 2016

News and notes from AMD, 11/04/16

Disability Ministries newsletter -- please consider subscribing:
http://www.umdisabilityministries.org/join.html

Apple's accessibility ad
http://creativity-online.com/work/apple-accessibility--sady/49697

Reality of life with a disability
http://whydisabilitymatters.org/dont-gloss-over-the-reality-of-life-with-a-disability/

But you don't look Deaf
https://livingwithhearingloss.com/2016/11/01/but-you-dont-look-deaf/

Blind people don't need your help, they need better design
http://modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/blind-people-dont-need-your-help-they-need-better-design

Christian Deaf Leaders conference
http://www.umcd.org/newsnat/1610.html

Mental health and time changes
http://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2016/Turning-the-Clock-May-Turn-Your-Mood--


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