Jeff McNair

Jeff McNair, PhD, is a professor of special education and disability studies at California Baptist University.

Supporting Article

Human Services via Faith Groups

Without a complete understanding of what disability is, human services may not adequately address personal and social environmental issues—they may even exacerbate them. Some factors regarding disability can be attributed to discrimination in the social environment. In his discussion of human services delivery, the author focuses on faith communities, pointing out at least seven benefits they provide.

Book Reviews

Quadriplegia and God

A review of Joni: An Unforgettable Story by Joni Eareckson Tada.

As a young woman, Joni was severely injured in a diving accident that physically changed her life. While she has required the use of a wheelchair since then, the dramatic part of her story is her spiritual transformation.