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Welcome to The Faithful OT. Here is where you’ll find blog posts and information geared at occupational therapy practitioners and clergy regarding the integration of disability and religious participation.
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Welcome back to The Faithful OT, and if you’re reading this the week it comes out, happy Holy Week to my Christian followers. Continuing with the theme from my last blog post on practical considerations for baptism, I thought it could be useful to make a post on considerations for distribution of Holy Communion. This … Continue reading Practical Considerations for Communion
This past week, I have spent a lot of my time working on various projects involving the baptisms of individuals with disabilities across various Christian traditions. While variations exist between Christian traditions and faith communities, such as believer’s baptism versus infant baptism, or the different modes of baptism such as sprinkling, pouring, or full immersion, … Continue reading Practical Considerations for Baptism
As readers of the blog may know, religious entities are exempt from the Americans with Disabilities Act, making it easier for faith-based institutions to disregard or not consider making worship services and materials accessible for disabled populations. In preparation for my doctoral capstone this semester, I reached out to many churches and faith-based organizations to … Continue reading Making Worship Accessible
Visit Disability Theology: A Working Bibliography, a continuously updated resource with recommended materials and groups for those interested in theology and disability, complied by Reilly Cosgrove and Dr. Sarah Barton. Please contact me, Reilly, with any suggested materials for addition to the bibliography.
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