Welcoming people with disabilities
from the Do's & Don'ts Pamphlet Series by Marilyn E. Bishop

The following Powerpoint slideshow contains tips to help prevent uncomfortable moments and convey the warmth and friendliness you would like to extend to all parishioners and visitors. It is better to make a mistake while attempting to be friendly than to avoid encounters for fear of not knowing what to do. Be yourself—your friendliness will likely overcome any faux pas. Get to know people who live with a disabling condition. Below are some cues about what is acceptable and what is not.