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Special Needs and Inclusion Resources for Jewish Educators

February is widely recognized as Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). It is intended to be a unified effort among Jewish organizations and communities to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and their families. Browse Jewish LearningWorks’ inclusion services and resources for Jewish educators.

The following are trusted resources from other Jewish organizations on the forefront of disability awareness, acceptance and inclusion:

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Our Inclusion and Special Needs Support Includes

  • Virtual Preschool Professionals Consultation Hour. Drop in for our monthly meetings from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Registration required.
  • Customized trainings, classroom observations and consultations to address the unique needs of your students and educators. Do not hesitate to contact Liora Brosbe at Liora@jewishlearning.works.
  • Grants to fund a collection of sensory tools for Jewish organizations in the Bay Area. This à la carte sensory toolkit includes fidgets, and other sensory tools to help in the classroom.
  • A comprehensive Special Needs Resource Guide  where you can find Bay Area services, organizations, therapists, playgroups and more.
  • Our online resource hub includes many tools, including recordings of trainings with Dr. David Neufeld on the topics of ADHD, Sensory Challenges, and autism.