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  • 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.

     

  • Ahmir Lerner – CEO, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Movies not only present reality, they also change reality and influence it. Cinema that presents the public space as it really is and as we strive to be, is a significant part of the way society learns to accept the other. This is true for ethnic minorities, it is true for African Americans and it is also true for people with disabilities.

     

  • 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 main objective of this study was to learn about the advantages and challenges allied health professionals experienced providing remote treatments.

     

  • Yael Yoshei – Occupational Therapist and Hydrotherapist, Coordinator of Hydrotherapy Studies at the Trump Institute, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article explains what sensory integration is, and how it is related to behavior.

  • 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.

     

  • 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 views and experiences of using telehealth services from the perspective of the clients in Israel.

     

  • Yael Yoshei – Occupational Therapist and Hydrotherapist, Coordinator of Hydrotherapy Studies at the Trump Institute, Beit Issie Shapiro
    This article will discuss the senses and the way in which we use them in order to obtain information from the environment.  

  • 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.

  • Noa Nitzan – Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Dana Cappel – O.T Technology Center, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
    At the Technology Centre of Beit Issie Shapiro in Ra’anana, Israel, we aim to promote the use of assistive technology for people with disabilities and to develop technological solutions according to needs which arise from users in the community.
    The app IssieBoard is an excellent example of how professionals can identify a need in the community and work with others to come up with a solution.

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    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.

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