Church Accessibility Seminar. “For my house shall be called a house of prayer for all people” - Isaiah 56:6. Who needs accessibility?. You can’t always tell when someone has a disability. Disabilities come in many forms: Visible Non-visible Permanent Non-permanent.
“For my house shall be called a house
of prayer for all people”
- Isaiah 56:6
You can’t always tell when
someone has a disability.
Disabilities come in many forms:
People can have one or a combination of
Churches are at the centre of
communal life, ritual observance,
and spiritual practice
Studies and anecdotal evidence on
people with disabilities support the:
Churches are and can be an
important resource for people with
disabilities from fully participating in all aspects of society
1. Architectural and physical features of buildings or spaces that cause problems for people with disabilities.
In the Sanctuary
2. Information or communication that prevents people from easily understanding information.
available in one format
3. Attitudes can discriminate against people with disabilities.
4. Technology that is incompatible with assistive devices.
5. Systemic policies, practices or procedures that discriminate against people with disabilities
The act focuses on five key areas of
person to bring that person with them while accessing programs or services that are open to the public or third parties.
The guide is an important reference document for
church administrators and includes:
Please review this important document at