Search results:

Results 1 – 10 of 12
  • Dr. Miri Keren – Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
    Shir Maayan Ziv – MA, Developmental Psychologist
    The review of the literature written on early psychological intervention in toddlers with disabilities deals with the great importance of proper diagnosis and treatment to alleviate the burdensome difficulties of normal development of toddlers with disabilities.

     

  • Prof. Michael Stein – Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability, USA
    Yoav Kraiem – Director Community Development and Social Change Unit, Beit Shapiro Issie, Israel
    Sampada Shevde – Director Perkins, India
    Dominique Dix-Peek – Research and Impact Executive, Afrika Tikkun Foundation, South Africa
    Sabine Weinberger – Communication & Project Development, ICP Foundation of Munich, Germany
    Doris Schüssl – Head of Corporate Development, ICP Foundation of Munich, Germany
    This panel, hosted by Beit Issie Shapiro and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, at the COSP CRPD 2022, discusses innovative approaches and models to early childhood education that provide an appropriate response to both of these fundamental rights.

  • Dafna Kleinman – Director of Development and Social Change division, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Majda Mar’i – Director of Sindian Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The document describes an early intervention program in homes of families of children with disabilities up to the age of 3, in the Arab community in Israel. The program was implemented by the Sindian Center in Kalansua, which is part of Beit Issie Shapiro.

  • Liat Baram, Social Worker, MSW, Couples-Family therapist, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Grand parenting is often one of the most life-affirmative experiences in the life of an individual. The article describes Grandparents’ Groups  for grandparents of children with developmental disabilities at the Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro.

  • Dr. Shirli Werner – Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Heli Peretz – Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Dr. Dana Roth – Director of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The research by Dr. Shirley Warner, Cheli Peretz, and Dr. Dana Roth is the first study of its kind in Israel, undertaken at the initiative of Beit Issie Shapiro as a result of the experience acquired over many years of wide-ranging activities and dealing with the attitudes of the community towards people with disabilities. The research compares the attitudes of children in preschool towards children with physical disabilities, children with impaired hearing, and regular children.

    From the findings it emerged that children had more positive attitudes, in all aspects, towards children without disabilities by comparison with their attitudes towards children with physical or sensory disabilities. They indicate the importance of education from early childhood, giving age-appropriate information, and including the parents and the educational staff in building and shaping positive attitudes, and creating a solid foundation for an inclusive and accepting society.

  • Raz Tannenbaum – Speech Therapist and Coordinator of a Speech Therapy unit, Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Racheli Blum – SLP, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Beit Issie Shapiro’s Technology Center’s staff manage a professional blog in the field of assistive technology (AT). The blog includes posts on ideas for uses of AT, applications and technologies in the field of education and treatment of people with disabilities.
    This post is about apps used in iPad and other technological devices for development of pointing.

     

  • Edna Karni – Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Heli Peretz – Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The purpose of this booklet is to present the models of inclusion that exist at the Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, and to give those who are interested the tools for building similar programs.

  • Shosh Kaminsky, M.S.W., Director of Knowledge Management and Social Change,  Beit Issie Shapiro
    Einat Noah, student of community work (under the guidance of the director of community work in school social work at Beit Issie Shapiro)
    The siblings of children with disabilities come face to face with society’s prevailing stigmas regarding people with disabilities, the result of ignorance, and lack of information and knowledge. The stereotypes and social problems in accepting the other who is different mean that siblings have to cope with the challenges, difficulties, and complex emotional experiences.
    The article describes an intervention program in the sibling’s social environment, aimed at empowering them and creating a change in attitudes towards people with difficulties among the children in their social environment.

  • Raz Tannenbaum – Speech Therapist and Coordinator of a Speech Therapy unit, Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Tal Eisenberg – Occupational Therapist and Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Unit , Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article describes a sensory group that was held for toddlers from Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center the in the White Snoezelen room at the Beit Issie Shapiro. The group was led by an occupational therapist and a speech therapist, as well as three other members of the kindergarten staff.
    The group of toddlers got to know their bodies through different experiences, including touch, feeling, movement, and making sounds, and learned to develop responses appropriate to different sensory and movement stimuli

  • Ronen Cohen – Community Social Worker,
    Dr. Dana Roth – Head of the Research and Evaluation Dept., Beit Issie Shapiro
    Dr. Aron York – The Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel-Aviv University
    Dr. Shimshon Neikrug – Research Consultant, Beit Issie Shapiro

    The article presents the main findings of a study examining the impact of an intervention program among young people, aimed to change their attitudes towards people with disabilities. The program was planned and carried out by Beit Issie Shapiro, a non-profit organization in the field of disabilities that operates at the community level, and sees changing attitudes as part of the process of social change.

     

Get in Touch
Blog