National Organizations

Ability Tree Organization, Helping to Grow Able Families

ADNet, Anabaptist Disabilities Network

AAIDD, American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (see Religion and Spirituality Division)

AAPD, American Association of People with Disabilities, (Look for the Interfaith Initiative, Ginny Thornburgh, Director,

Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc.

Bethesda Institute

Birth Injury Guide, Resources and information for brain and spinal cord injury survivors

CBM Australia

Congregational Accessibility Network

Children of Destiny

CLC Network, (Christian Learning Center)

Christian Reformed Church Disability Concerns

Council for Jews with Special Needs

Disability and Religion Resource List from Kennedy Center at Vanderbilt University– specific statements and/or resources on disabilities by denomination.

Disability Ministries committee of the United Methodist Church

Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads

Elim Christian Service, The 5 Stages

The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

The Episcopal Disability Netework

Evangelical Church of America

Friendship Ministries

The Heart of the Caregiver

Inclusion Innovations, Consultation on inclusion for Jewish faith communities

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington Disability Inclusion toolkit

Joni and Friends

Joni and Friends Free Downloads

Kennedy Center at Vanderbilt University, see ” Inclusion in a Faith Community” Tip Sheets for Congregational Care Committees, Indiviuals and Famlies, Religious and Spiritual Leaders.

Key Ministry


Mental Health Ministries

MNA, Mission to North America, Presbyterian Church

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), FaithNet division

National Catholic Partnership on Disability

National Collaborative on Faith and Disability

Pathways to Promise, Ministry and Mental Illness

Presbyterian Missions Agency

P.U.R.E. Ministries

Rejoicing Spirits

Shepherds Ministries

Special Hope Network

Special Touch Ministry

Unitarian Universalist Association

United Methodist Church

Walk Right In Ministries