Disability Awareness

Bethany Kids

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 31, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, Disability Awareness

Bethany KidsI love whenever I hear there’s a tour of students from a Christian school visiting the IDC – many of these students pray for our outreach at Joni and Friends, and as they’ve grown older, some have even volunteered at a few Family Retreats! Recently, young people from Bethany Christian School came for a return visit...

6 Ways Your Church Can Welcome People with Disabilities

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Sept. 11, 2016
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  • In the Media, Christian Institute on Disability, Disability Awareness

6 WaysMore than 1 billion people in the world are affected by disability and, like all of us, children and adults with disabilities have a great need to belong. Churches are uniquely designed to come alongside these families, so just how do they heed the call for disability ministry? In an article for Outreach magazine adapted from the upcoming Beyond Suffering Bible...

National Dog Day

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 26, 2016
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  • Disability Awareness

Service DogsIn honor of National Dog Day, we’re offering tips for how to act around service dogs – dogs that offer assistance to those with special needs.

Friendship Day

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 7, 2016
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  • Disability Awareness

Joni and KelsieIn honor of Friendship Day, Cause 4 Life intern, Kelsie, shares how friendships have impacted her and how you can be a better friend to someone with a disability...

49 Years of Quadriplegia

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 29, 2016
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  • Disability Awareness

JoniThis Saturday, July 30, marks 49 years since Joni’s diving accident. Joni’s life was changed forever. But through all of the challenges, God has worked through Joni’s disability to reveal His sovereignty.