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Center for Faith and Disability Events

Events of the Center

The Center for Faith and Disability is always looking for ways to educate and advocate. Browse the past and upcoming events hosted by the Center. Visit our YouTube playlist here

 

Thomas Boehm
Webinar: A Biblical Theology of Disability: Faith and Flourishing for All
In partnership with IDEAS, Dr. Thomas Boehm hosts this interactive discussion to explore a biblical perspective on disability that supports normative and transformative engagement with people with disabilities that can help us missionally move toward creating communities of hope, belonging, and flourishing for all. Register
April 27, 2022, 8:00-9:00 CST

 Erik Carter

Disabilities and Belonging, Chapel Service 
Dr. Erik Carter (Wheaton College '96) of Vanderbilt University shared his research helping churches, schools, and communities become places of belonging for individuals with disabilities and their families. Two Wheaton College students shared their testimonials of what it's like to live with a disability. ASL interpreters were featured for Scripture reading and worship. 
March 4, 2022
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Faith & Disability Panel Discussion
In partnership with Grad Student Life, we hosted a panel discussion on the topic of faith, suffering, and what it’s like to live with a physical, developmental, or mental disability.
November 10, 2021

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Movie: "I'll Push You" and Panel Discussion
Barrows Auditorium, Wheaton College
November 2, 2021

Serving People Impacted by Disability During COVID-19 and Beyond

Online Summit: Serving People Impacted by Disability During COVID-19 and Beyond
March 27, 2020
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"A Night with Temple Grandin" Lecture (recording unavailable)
November 18, 2019

Grant Macaskill

“Engaging Autism, Honoring God” Lecture by Dr. Grant Macaskill, University of Aberdeen
March 26, 2019
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You Can Be Brave movie preview

“You Can Be Brave” Independent film screening
November 14, 2018

Erik Carter Speaking at Wheaton College IL 

“The Church and People with Disabilities: Becoming Communities of Belonging” Lecture by Dr. Erik Carter, Vanderbilt University
March 14, 2018
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