Amanda Gene: A Disability Awareness Blogger Who Is Chasing Her Dreams (Interview)

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 Kristin Smedley is Changing the Way the World Sees Blindness

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.

Worldwide Search for Models with Disabilities for the Cover of CAPTIVATING!

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!

R. Holland, Chair of Disability Ministries, Uses Her Writing to Raise Awareness About Disabilities

My name is Rebecca and I am a preacher, musician, and a writer. I am also visually impaired. As a woman of minority descent with a visual disability, I feel a deep sense of call to work to make the church and society a more inclusive space for all of God’s children, especially people with … Continue reading R. Holland, Chair of Disability Ministries, Uses Her Writing to Raise Awareness About Disabilities

16 Easy Ways the Church Can Be More Accessible to People With Disabilities

  Accessibility does not have to be expensive. Although accommodations like an elevator or accessible restrooms are ideal, we understand that such renovations can frequently seem out of reach for many small congregations. Luckily, there are many relatively easy and inexpensive ways your church can start being more inclusive to people with disabilities! In this article by … Continue reading 16 Easy Ways the Church Can Be More Accessible to People With Disabilities