Through Whole Community Inclusion, Jewish Learning Venture helps to ensure that families raising Jewish children with disabilities find the support and accommodations needed for full inclusion in Jewish life.

View these engaging videos about Whole Community Inclusion:

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Families raising children with disabilities:

Check out jkidphilly for sensory-friendly programs, parent seminars, and downloadable resources.

Synagogues and Jewish Organizations:

Learn more about how we can help your educational programs or nominate a teen for the Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Aid Program.

Join the Jewish 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.

NEW: The Inclusion Specialists Network is for professionals working in congregational schools to support students who need extra learning, behavioral and/or emotional support.

Suggested Disability Inclusion Resources

View this inspiring ELI talk by Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion.

You gave us so much insight into each of our personal learning and teaching styles, as well as what we can do better as an institution. I know we will be able to reach more students because of it!”