Nominate a VIP - a Very Inclusive Person In celebration of Jewish Disability Awareness Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), JAA is celebrating advocates and self-advocates who have worked to empower people with disabilities, increase the accessibility of programs and services across the community, and advance the inclusion of people with disabilities across Jewish Atlanta.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved. Resources: Register for Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities 2022 Virtual Advocacy Days
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
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
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
VIRTUAL LEARNING & ENGAGEMENT SUPPORT The Jewish Abilities Alliance is pleased to offer supports to assist individuals in learning virtually and engaging in digital programs from home. This opportunity is for individuals who may require some support to engage in our new digital reality. We are providing items that may help with attention, focus,
5 FAST & EASY SENSORY IDEAS Here are some EASY, FAST and SIMPLE ways to assist your child’s learning at home through sensory support. Providing children with easy, simple yet meaningful sensory experiences will help meet these varying needs and will assist in providing them with meaningful learning experiences and ability to better focus and
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 2021: Ahavath Achim Synagogue – Flexible SeatingCreating Connected Communities – Supporting Social-Emotional Needs of CCC BuddiesCongregation B’nai Torah – Sensory Tools