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.
Dr. Dana Roth – Head of the Research and Evaluation Dept., Beit Issie Shapiro
Dafna Raviv-Carmi – Research and Evaluation Dept., Beit Issie Shapiro
Meital Refua – Research Assistant, Beit Issie Shapiro
The corona virus, which broke out in Israel in February 2020, has had far-reaching consequences in all areas of life, and perhaps most of all on the health care system. The health professions therapists are forced to face a new reality and rely on the provision of professional services remotely, using technology and electronic means (telehealth).
This research was conducted with the aim of learning about the strengths and challenges of telehealth therapy from the perspective of health professions therapists in Israel.
Yael Yoshei – Occupational Therapist and Hydrotherapist, Coordinator of Hydrotherapy Studies at the Trump Institute, Beit Issie Shapiro
In the webinar, about sensory systems and disorders in sensory processing, how they affect the daily life of the child and the family and how the home environment can be adapted to allow better functioning in all areas of life.
Angela Levine – Volunteer, Beit Issie Shapiro
The article presents the psycho-therapeutic use of dance/movement therapy as a process that furthers the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of the individual.
Angela Levine – Volunteer, Beit Issie Shapiro
Art therapy’s goal is to engage groups or individuals in creative processes that will improve their physical, psychological and emotional well-being. The article presents the profession and its methods.
Yitzhak Hirshberg – Director of Beit Issie Shapiro’s Family Therapy Center
Children with motor disabilities often have additional difficulties, such as ADD or ADHD, significant learning disabilities or emotional issues.
Beit Issie Shapiro’s Family Therapy Center took on itself to provide therapeutic solutions for these children and youth and their families.
Amit Adelstein – Clinical Psychologist, Emotional Therapy Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
The article describes the difficulties of children and adults with attention deficit disorder, as reflected in the emotional and mental experience with which they live.
Tsofen Agmon – Music Therapist, Emotional Therapy Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
Emotional therapy for people with intellectual developmental disabilities emphasizes various psychological traits that characterize the experience and inner world of a person with intellectual disabilities. The article describes the rationale for emotional therapy, the typical difficulties, and the potential it offers for helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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
Yitzhak Hirshberg – Director of the Lubner Family Therapy Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
Brotherhood has great significance in the personal and interpersonal emotional development of children. Brotherly relationships also have an impact on adult life, on relationships and parenthood. The article explains the situation of siblings of children and adults with disabilities.
Daphne Asher – Hydrotherapist, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dr. Dana Roth – Director of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dr. Michele Shapiro – Director of Snoezelen (former), Beit Issie Shapiro
Merav Hadar-Frommer – Senior Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist, Beit Issie Shapiro
In recent years a connection has been found between sensory integration and the performance of motor tasks, learning ability, attention, and behavior.
“Hydro-Zen”, developed by Beit Issie Shapiro, combines hydrotherapy, Snoezelen, and Zen. The article describes three children with different developmental disabilities who received Hydro-Zen therapy.