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Self-Advocacy & Leadership

  • Dr. Dana Roth – Director of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Dr. Benjamin Hozmi – Academic Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    This article examines the quality of life of residents with intellectual developmental disabilities in an organization that provides them with housing, employment and leisure services, while participating in the investigation, focusing, adapting evaluation tools and formulating practical recommendations for improving their quality of life.

  • Johnson, K., Mino, G., and Hopkins, R.
    This article reviews the involvement of self-advocacy groups with intellectual developmental disabilities in Ireland in research on important topics relating to their lives, and what the research meant to them.

  • Yoav Kraim – Chairman, National Council for the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Ill in the Community, Ministry of Health, Israel Co-Director, Unit for Social Change, Beit Issie Shapiro Lecturer, the Department of Occupational Therapy, Ono Academic College, Israel
    The lecture describes the process of self-advocacy groups of people with intellectual disabilities, the way they went through and their participation in the Knesset committee, in which they expressed their will to decision-makers in Israel.

  • Adv. Valery Zilcha – Coordinator of The Forum of Organizations and Parents for Children with Disabilities Coalition, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Inbal Aviv – Community Social Worker, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article relates to dilemmas arising in the coalition’s work with regard to the connection with professionals in general, and health professionals in particular.

  • Valery Zilcha – Attorney, Coordinator of The Forum of Organizations and Parents for Children with Disabilities Coalition, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Valery Zilcha describes the activity of The Forum of Organizations and Parents for Children with Disabilities that advocate for improved legislation, rights and benefits for people with disabilities in Israel.

  • The lecture focuses on the transition of people with mental disabilities from institutional living to community living in light of the UN’s convention.

  • The lecture focuses on the transition of people with mental disabilities from institutional living to community living in light of the UN’s convention.

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