Since the passage of the Higher Education Opportunities Act of 2008, higher education has expanded and improved access for individuals with intellectual disabilities. However, Christian colleges and universities have fallen behind in terms of creating innovative and spiritually formative programs for people with intellectual disabilities. Through the exploration of a literature review, a theological framework, and the description of three Christian programs that currently exist, this paper argues for the good of the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities on the Christian college campus as fellow image-bearers. Additionally it contends that the Christian university has a unique position of to provide these opportunities as a blessing to the community and sign to all.
"The Missing Image-Bearers at College: The Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities on the Christian University Campus,"
Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development: Vol. 18
, Article 5.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/acsd_growth/vol18/iss18/5