Holding Disability History, Making Disability Justice

Our world is built for able-bodied, neurotypical, hearing and sighted people; people with disabilities are seen as not “normal,” or even as a “problem.” Fortunately, the Disability Rights movements have reframed the “problem” as our inaccessible culture, and the solution is to change systems and attitudes. From the Americans with Disabilities Act to individual histories, today’s worship leaders hold our history while envisioning a future where access and disability justice is the norm.