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Supporting Kids at Home

2020-03-25T16:17:02-04:00Tags: , |

SUPPORTING KIDS AT HOME Check back weekly for new and updated resources as they become available. 5 FAST + EASY SENSORY IDEAS Preschool children learn in so many different ways. During this season at home, I see my daughter’s sensory systems needing different support at different times. Sometimes she wants

Past Inclusion Microgrant Projects

2020-01-03T09:42:23-05:00Tags: , , |

PAST INCLUSION MICROGRANT PROJECTS We are proud to have partnered with the below organizations to help make their inclusion projects a reality. To learn more about our Inclusion Microgrants, click here. Spring 2019 Atlanta Jewish Academy – flex seating Beth Tikvah – sensory corner Camp Ramah Darom – golf cart Creating Connected

Virtual Inclusion Job Fair

2019-11-22T15:04:25-05:00Tags: , |

VIRTUAL INCLUSION JOB FAIR Currently we do not have any job listings available.  If you have an open position related to inclusion or special needs within your camp, day school, preschool, synagogue or other Jewish organization, let us post it here and help get the word out! Example of positions include a

Classroom Observation & JFCS Assessment

2019-11-20T13:19:24-05:00Tags: , |

CLASSROOM OBSERVATION & JF&CS ASSESSMENT PARTNERSHIP The Classroom Observation and JF&CS Assessment Partnership provided by our Community Training and Inclusion Coordinator (CTIC) is available to all preschools, day schools, supplemental schools and other Jewish organizations that work with preschool and school-aged children. Process: Classroom observation by CTIC Following observation, classroom strategies

Sensitivity Training and Awareness

2019-11-20T11:11:21-05:00Tags: , |

SENSITIVITY TRAINING & AWARENESS JAA's Sensitivity Training and Awareness curriculum was created to help support our partner agencies in their inclusion efforts of individuals with disabilities. Designed so that each training can be tailored for the intended audience, the activities included help to facilitate conversations which fall into one of 3 main

Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month

2020-01-22T13:41:40-05:00Tags: , |

JEWISH DISABILITY AWARENESS, ACCEPTANCE AND INCLUSION MONTH February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM) and is celebrated across the world by Jewish agencies, schools and synagogues as a unified effort to raise awareness and champion the rights of individuals with disabilities. We hope that you will join us in

Jewish Atlanta Resources

2019-11-18T13:59:35-05:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

JEWISH ATLANTA RESOURCES Information found in the Jewish Abilities Alliance Resource Directory reflects the latest information provided by the originating organizations. For specific details and the most up-to-date information, please contact the resource directly. Day Schools Atlanta Jewish Academy (The Matthew Blumenthal M'silot Program) Chaya Mushka Children's House (Chabad of Georgia/Congregation Beth Tefillah)

Israel Resources

2019-11-18T15:41:29-05:00Tags: , , |

ISRAEL RESOURCES Below is a list of resources for families and individuals with special needs as they explore travel and life in Israel. The list is not exhaustive; email us with suggested resources to include. Information found in the JAA Israel Resource Directory reflects the latest information provided by the originating organizations.

Training

2019-12-24T11:04:07-05:00Tags: , |

TRAINING Jewish Abilities Alliance stands as a partner in the community to support organizations in their efforts towards access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities. Currently we offer two types of training: sensitivity and awareness training for children, staff, educators, professionals and corporations; and a classroom observation and assessment for educators and

Funding

2019-12-24T10:58:08-05:00Tags: , |

FUNDING Jewish Abilities Alliance is proud to be able to offer funding opportunities for the Jewish community. Whether you are an organization or an individual, we may have an opportunity for you! Please have a look at our funding options: Inclusion Microgrant, Ina Enoch Training Fund, and the Glen Friedman B’nai Mitzvah