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The Disabilities Commission

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  Terms of Reference

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To facilitate the incorporation of the disabled in all aspects of church life, including worship, administration, and employment.
    Recommend to the Office of Human Relations and the Human Relations Advisory.
To promote the American Disabilities Act (ADA), Federal regulations throughout the Division in order that administrators and church officials will become aware of structural modifications that may be needed to make churches and other institutions more accessible to people with disabilities.

Recommend to the Office of Human Relations
 
To promote among NAD churches the importance of dialoguing with disabled persons and their families to determine appropriate involvement and services in order that the disabled within the local congregation can be more adequately accommodated.

Recommend to the Office of Human Relations.
 
To encourage the active involvement of people with disabilities who are able to participate in the life of the church through service on boards, committees, constituencies, as well as networking with other people with disabilities.
Recommend to the Office of Human Relations.
To prepare a listing of qualified and otherwise capable people with disabilities who wish to be considered for denominational employment.
  Recommend to the Office of Human Relations.

 

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