Beit Issie Shapiro strongly believes in the development and dissemination of innovative knowledge, research and practical knowhow, based on four decades of work in the field of disabilities. The Database includes select presentations, articles and handbooks. We encourage you to access the information to enhance your services.
Noa Nitzan – Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
An inspiring discussion on the incredible potential of technology to promote and enhance participation in play and leisure for children and adults with disabilities. Panelists share their experience in developing technologies and solutions, and the importance of promoting this field among professionals, families, developers and decision-makers.
The session was part of the Zero Project International Conference, February 2021.
Estelle Slavin – Speech Therapist, Health Professions Coordinator, and Pedagogic Coordinator at the School, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dana Cappel – O.T Technology Center, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Bocha is a Paralympic game where players try to throw a ball as close as possible to a white ball. The article describes the game at Beit Issie Shapiro school as a sports activity that, in addition to maintaining physical health, empowers students to develop normative social interactions in an enjoyable atmosphere and serves as a means to improve behavioral, motor and cognitive skills.