Belonging in Faith Communities (2022) (Vimeo) – This short video from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD) highlights the experiences of people with disabilities and their families in faith communities, where they feel a sense of belonging.
Community Housing of Maine – A nonprofit organization that provides housing for people with disabilities, the homeless, seniors, and other vulnerable populations.
Institute on Theology and Disability – Mission: to expand the depth and breadth of theological inquiry and resources that address and include the gifts, needs, and contributions of people with disabilities and their families to theological learning and religious practice.
Maine ABLE Benefit Checking – The Maine ABLE program, ABLE ME, is established and maintained by the Maine State Treasurer and administered by Bangor Savings Bank under applicable law. ABLE Programs were created as a result of the passage of the Stephen Beck Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014, better known as the ABLE Act. The beneficiary of the account is the account owner, and income earned by the accounts will not be taxed if used to pay for Qualified Expenses.
Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation – Promotes year-round education and training for individuals with physical disabilities in order to develop skills and provide enjoyment through active recreation.
National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging – Provides ongoing and sustainable resource development, technical assistance, education, and training that supports the Aging and Disability Networks in providing culturally competent services to LGBTQ+ older adults and their caregivers. Funded in part by the U.S. DHHS, Administration on Community Living.
Putting Faith to Work: A Guide for Congregations and Communities – A model for faith communities to address the employment needs of some of their members by connecting people with disabilities to quality employment opportunities through the natural networks represented by congregational members. Developed by four University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in TN, KY, TX and MN with funding from the Kessler Foundation.
Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies