Friday, June 10, 2016

News from UM Association of Ministers with Disabilities, 6/10/16

 NAS Hearing Healthcare report

Random Acts of Expression: When Disability Enables

PSA on "Me before you"

Accurate media coverage and disabilities

Design plays a role in highlighting accessibility:

Newsletter from Mental Health Ministries

Advocacy areas:
South Dakota has an outstanding--and successful--program that encourages disability hiring and is well on the way to eliminating sub-minimum wages. It features videos of government and business leaders, success stories, and people with disabilities who work, and is integrated into a single-contact program. "The possibilities are endless." How can your congregation, cluster, or district advocate and assist in a similar program? Call for papers that may interest some of our members:

Photo from Baltimore-Washington conference:

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UMAMD logo with the UM Cross and Flame and several disability symbols
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