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LGBTQ+ and Disabilities

by Jeremy Kaplan-Mayer, Mishkan Shalom Hi, I am Jeremy. I am a TAP teen, and am part of the LGBTQ+ community. I am Trans and Bisexual. My brother George has Autism. I’ve had an Autistic brother my whole life, so I am definitely educated about people with disabilities, but there is one thing I was never aware of. I was never aware of the history of LGBTQ+ people with disabilities. I've recently become part of the LGBTQ+ community, but have been advocating for people with disabilities alongside my mother for my whole life. I recently have been learning about how [...]

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Meeting Lynne Maleef

by Eliana Weinstein, Adath Israel On October 4th, 2022, TAP teen participants had the pleasure of speaking with Lynne Maleef. Currently, Lynne works for Apple as a specialist in assisting people with disabilities to get the electronic device services they need. Besides that, she is an active member of the PA Council of the Blind, a Public Speaker, and a Mentor for Jefferson Hospital students to educate about people with disabilities. Despite her impressive resume, Lynne Maleef continues to work harder than ever toward helping others in need and fulfilling her life dreams of spreading disability awareness. On October 4th, [...]

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