Category Archives: inclusive practices

Accessibility Is More Than A Ramp

The ramp, often erroneously referred to as the “handicapped ramp”, has become as much a symbol of accessibility as the little wheelchair dude on the blue and white signs.  It has become that to such a degree that many places … Continue reading 

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What Do You People Want?

  In a recent column, noted Canadian author and blogger Dave Hingsburger wrote about being asked “the impossible question”.  He’d been in what he called a heated conversation with a man who thought he understood disability accessibility (the man did … Continue reading 

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Inclusion Sermon

(Recently I was asked by a local synagogue to give a Friday night sermon on the inclusion of people who have disabilities in the synagogue and in Jewish life.  This is the text:) The Torah portion this week tells of … Continue reading 

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