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As I go through life…

by Jess Eichholz When I joined the TAP program I didn’t know what to expect. The minute I walked into the first meeting I realized how amazing this program was. For that, I am proud to be a TAP teen. I am proud to be a TAP teen because of the friends I made while I was there. I am also glad to be a TAP teen because of the things that I learned. I am very proud to be a TAP teen because of the friends that I made there. The program was fun, but when you make new [...]

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A Greater Sense of Empathy and Kindness

by Ben Sacks During the TAP training programs we learned a lot about making learning more accessible for everyone in the classroom, and a large part of that was creating a more accepting and comfortable learning environment, a place where every student can feel free to be themselves and learn how they want to, even if we had to encourage them occasionally. It was the greatest feeling seeing the whole class laugh together and share in a happy experience. I know that the jewish education is important, but your Hebrew school class is really about friendship and growing up together. [...]

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If there were more programs like TAP…

by Anna Weinstein At the start of the TAP Program I thought I already knew how to work with kids with disabilities because to me it didn’t seem that hard. I knew that working with someone who had a disability would be different and they would need some extra assistance, but I’d never really been in a situation where I had to work with a child who needed extra help. Something I learned about people with disabilities is that you can’t assume things about the way they’re feeling or what they need because only they know what they need to [...]

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