Through Whole Community Inclusion, Jewish Learning Venture helps to ensure that families raising children with special needs find the support and accommodations needed for full inclusion in Jewish life.
Families raising children with special needs:
Check out jkidphilly for sensory-friendly programs, parent seminars, and downloadable resources.
Synagogues and Jewish Organizations:
Join the Jewish Special Needs/Disability Inclusion Consortium of Greater Philadelphia to connect with other inclusion leaders in our community.
Participate in the many advocacy programs during Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) every February.
Suggested Disability Inclusion Resources
- ELI Talks Discussion Guide
- JDAIM Lesson Plans 2019
- JDAIM Lesson Plans 2018
- The New Normal blog
- Hineinu guide
- Matan Kids blogs
- Consortium speakers
- JDAIM Lesson Plans 2017
- Synagogue Welcoming Card
Contact Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Whole Community Inclusion Director, for more information about how Jewish Learning Venture can help you, your family, and/or your organization.
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