Special Needs Consortium

The Special Needs Consortium is a group of representatives from local agencies that serve the special needs community, who come together to share, collaborate and coordinate resources in the area of special needs. The Consortium plans an annual Inclusion Conference for the educators, lay leaders and community members alike to gain knowledge and resources.

2016-2017 Participating Organizations

Azar: Occupational Therapy Supports for Jewish Learning
Autism Inclusion Resources (AIR)
Families CCAN
The Friendship Circle
Jewish Community High School of Gratz College (JCHS)
Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS)
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Learning Venture
Judith Creed Homes for Adult Independence (JCHAI)
OROT-  Serving Diverse Learners in Philadelphia’s Jewish Day Schools
Ramah Day Camp
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC)Ramah Day Camp and Tikvah Family Camp
Tikvah; Advocates for the Jewish Mentally Ill (TikvahAJMI)
The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)


Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

gkaplan-mayer @jewishlearningventure.org / 215.320.0378