Whole Community Inclusion is offering a two-day training that will provide information about understanding different types of learning challenges and resources to create accommodations and modifications for children of all abilities as they reach this significant milestone. Experienced educators will share real life examples of successful adaptations for trope, prayer learning and working on D’vrei Torah.
By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / As part of their ongoing training to learn how to support children with a variety of learning disabilities and special needs in a congregational school setting, teens in our Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP) focused on learning more about autism in this month’s session.
By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / February is the shortest month, but for Jewish Learning Venture’s Whole Community Inclusion (WCI) initiative, it has been bursting with Jewish Disability Awareness Month (JDAM) activities to make our Jewish communities more inclusive of people of all abilities.
By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / Three moms, from three different Jewish denominations, with five total children who have special needs, gathered together to share their wisdom and experience last Sunday for a Whole Community Inclusion seminar for parents, held in partnership with the Friendship Circle, focusing on Bar/Bat Mitzvah for Children of all Abilities.
By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / Last Sunday, November 23rd, forty educators continued their learning following Jewish Learning Venture’s Yom Limmud to attend special two-hour sessions focused on inclusion of students of all abilities.