February – Jewish Disabilites Awareness Month – What we all lose when we don’t include.
February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if every school and institution believed that every child deserved a place in a Jewish school? As a child, I was fortunate to attend a day school that believed in inclusion. Students who were blind, deaf, confined to wheelchairs or who had Down’s syndrome called my school home just as I did. The students with disabilities were not kept to themselves and then paraded around to make the other students feel good about themselves. They were integral parts of each class and part of school life and learning like any other student. Having students withRead More →