Religion and Spirituality

Religion and Spirituality

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Two Purposes: Accepting and Including People with Disabilities

“Two Purposes: Accepting and Including People with Disabilities” showcases the importance of fostering inclusion and belonging in communities of faith. This interfaith video was produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and incorporates research conducted by VKC member Erik Carter, Ph.D.

Upcoming events related to the topic: Religion and Spirituality

Faith and Disability Webinar: "Strategies and Lessons for UCEDD’s Sponsoring a One Day Conference on Inclusive Faith Supports"
Faith and Disability Webinar: "Strategies and Lessons for UCEDD’s Sponsoring a One Day Conference on Inclusive Faith Supports"

Faith and Disability Webinar: "Inclusion of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Faith-Based Universities"
Faith and Disability Webinar: "Inclusion of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Faith-Based Universities"

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  • Putting Faith to Work
    In 2014, the Kessler Foundation awarded a Signature Employment Grant to the VKC UCEDD, along with three other UCEDDs, focused on focused on building the capacity of faith communities to support employment for members with disabilities.

People related to the topic: Religion and Spirituality

Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education

Jacobus Hamman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture; Director, Program in Theology and Practice, Vanderbilt Divinity School

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