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  • Carol Kessel – Volunteer Beit Issie Shapiro
    This document highpoints the barriers faced by women and girls with disabilities to realize their full potential. Some barriers are specific to the situation of women and girls with disabilities while others are related to the ongoing struggle of women in general towards equal rights and opportunities.
    The document focuses on areas of education, sexuality, participation and access to decision-making, discrimination against family, motherhood and family life, social policy, labor, employment, violence and sexual abuse.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

     

  • Yitzhak Hirshberg – Director of Beit Issie Shapiro’s Family Therapy Center
    The article describes the difficulties that parents of children with disabilities face during emergencies, and advises on how to best cope with these special difficulties.

     

  • Noa Nitzan – Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The IPad is a normative technological tool and its adaptation to the use of people with various disabilities advances their participation in community life, enables them to better realize opportunities in various life spheres and thus promote equality of rights.
    The article describes the many possibilities the IPad offers for people with disabilities. The Advisory Center for Technology established at Beit Issie Shapiro follows the insight into the importance of developing technological solutions for the different needs of children and adults with disabilities and their families, and the extensive experience it has accumulated.

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