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Faith and Flourishing: Hidden in Plain Sight

Faith and Flourishing: Hidden in Plain Sight

Season 1, Episode 6 — 20 April 2016

About this episode

Bill Gaventa discusses how, since people with disabilities are all different, there is no one right thing to do to welcome people with disabilities and how faith communities can focus on supporting the needs of the people right in front of them.

This is the third in a three-part preview of our upcoming conference, Faith and Flourishing: Embracing Inclusion for People with Disabilities, Their Families, and Congregations to be held on April 22nd in Nashville, Tennessee.

About the presenters

Bill Gaventa is currently the Director of the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability and the Director of the Collaborative on Faith and Disability. He served as Director of Community and Congregational Supports at the Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, and Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey until June 30, 2013. He now lives in Waco, Texas. In his role at The Boggs C