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Take Action!


Take Action! Greater Atlanta Jewish Abilities Alliance is pleased to partner with Jewish Federations of North America and Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities to advocate for our disability community. Check out the resources and priority issues below and email jaa@jewishatlanta.org to get involved. Resources: Open States - enter your zip code for information about contacting

JDAIM Programming for All


JDAIM Programming for All Compiled by Lisa Houben, M.S. CCC-SLP LHouben@jewishatlanta.org Sensitivity & Awareness Training: JAA is available to provide an interactive and engaging virtual sensitivity and awareness training for students of all ages. This opportunity will teach students what it is like to live and learn with diverse abilities. The program takes approximately 1

6000 Waiting


Movie Screening & Panel February 24 | 7 pm EST | Zoom 6,000 Waiting tells the powerful stories of three Georgians with developmental disabilities whose lives are significantly impacted by the staggering lack and complexity of state Medicaid waiver funding. With persistence, courage, and self-determination, they fight to access the resources they



From the Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative, a full guide of program ideas, marketing resources, sermons, activities and more for virtual JDAIM! The ShabbaTTogether Toolkit has been purchased by JAA for use by our local Atlanta partners. Please do not share this material outside of the Atlanta community. Questions? Contact JAA@jewishatlanta.org. Access the ShabbaTTogether Toolkit

JDAIM 2021


Every February, Jewish communities across the world celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), a unified initiative to raise disability awareness and support efforts to foster inclusion in all aspects of Jewish life. JDAIM is a call to action for all of us to act in accordance with our

Power of Inclusion Nomination Form


Power of Inclusion Nomination Form This year, the Jewish Abilities Alliance will honor programs, initiatives, and people who have championed or advanced inclusion of people with diverse abilities during this unprecedented year. We are inviting community organizations and agencies to nominate programs and/or individuals who have made an impact on inclusion in Jewish Atlanta.

Parent Chat RSVP


Parent Chats January 4 - 7 pm for parents & caregivers of children A conversation about sensory strategies for learning success with Florie Glusman, OT January 5 - 7 pm for parents & caregivers of adults A conversation about waivers, family support funding, and vocational rehabilitation with Jessica Kasten, Transition Services Educator

Virtual Resources for the High Holidays


In this time of virtual engagement, it is more important than ever to ensure our services, programs, and celebrations are inclusive of individuals of diverse abilities. We have compiled a list of resources below to assist you in planning and implementing inclusive virtual offerings. Check back often - we will be updating resources as they

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