The Susquehanna Conference Disability Ministry Task Force is honored to present to you this article by Amanda Gene Nelson. Amanda is a freelance writer from Florida and she has a story to tell that is full of God's love and amazing grace.
Driving with a disability is a possibility for some members of the disability community! As a person with low vision, one of the hardest aspects of my sight loss has been coming to terms with the fact that driving just isn’t an option for me. As a young person, I felt sorrow as I watched … Continue reading Driving with a Disability: Infographic by Michael Leavy
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Having a disability is not easy, but I am inspired by the fact that Amanda Gene does not allow her disability to define her. Instead, she is working to redefine the way the world sees disability. Amanda Gene is a freelance writer from Florida with a BA in Print Journalism and a minor in professional education. Amanda Gene uses her gift for words to raise awareness about disabilities. Amanda and I are both passionate about showing the world that people with disabilities can do anything able bodied people can do - we just do it a little differently.
Thriving Blind by TEDx speaker and rare disease mom, Kristin Smedley, is changing the way the world sees blindness. When both of Smedley's sons were born with a rare disease that caused them to lose their sight, she and her family chose thriving over merely surviving. Krstin's new book shows parents of children with sight loss raise their children to thrive.
Annual Conference 2019 is quickly approaching. This year, our Annual Conference will be held from May 30- June 1 at Hershey Lodge. Our Disability Ministries Task Force is committed to doing our part to work alongside conference in order to try to make the worship at AC2019 as accessible as possible. We are small but … Continue reading AC2019 Worship Survey & ASL Interpreters Wanted
Visit this instagram post to find out more about how you or a friend can apply to be featured on the cover of the March issue of CAPTIVATING! You can also find more information on our blog at the CAPTIVATING! website. I’m very excited to announce that CAPTIVATING! has asked me to manage their social media campaign to find … Continue reading Worldwide Search for Models with Disabilities for the Cover of CAPTIVATING!