Knowledge Database


Video Lectures

  • Yoav Kraiem – Co-Director of the Community Development and Social Change Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    In a couch session on Participation and Leadership, Yoav Kraiem spoke about self-representation, participation, and leadership and his contribution to a barrier-free world.

  • Noa Nitzan – Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Noa Nitzan’s Presentation on the main stage at the BETT Conference held in London about the use and development of assistive technologies among students with disabilities. The presentation focused on implementation in the field, ideas for creative uses, working with the family, as well as our entrepreneurship and app development.


  • Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Ms. Jean Judes’ lecture at a side event at the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities.


  • Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Ms. Jean Judes presented at the Plenary Round Table on the issue of Political Participation at the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  • Sharon Yeheskel-Oron – Manager of the Global Professional Development Department, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The Beit Issie Shapiro’s accessible and inclusive playground, Friendship Park, was selected for the Zero Project Impact Transfer Program. The model is described in this lecture.


  • Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Avital Yanovsky – Expert on occupational diversity, Israel
    Jean Judes, Executive Director of Beit Issie Shapiro, gave a lecture at the Zero Project Conference on Employment and Occupational Training for People with Disabilities.
    The lecture dealt with the way in which Beit Issie Shapiro leverages programs into change and impact at a national, and even international level.
    Also participating was Avital Yanovsky, an expert on occupational diversity, and Beit Issie Shapiro’s partner in the Business Informatics course.

  • Yoav Kraim – Chairman, National Council for the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Ill in the Community, Ministry of Health, Israel Co-Director, Unit for Social Change, Beit Issie Shapiro Lecturer, the Department of Occupational Therapy, Ono Academic College, Israel
    The lecture describes the process of self-advocacy groups of people with intellectual disabilities, the way they went through and their participation in the Knesset committee, in which they expressed their will to decision-makers in Israel.

  • Chairperson: Ms. Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Today’s technological entrepreneurs have an array of support systems – ecosystems – which provide them with the comprehensive network needed to turn a good idea into a marketable product. Such an ecosystem has yet to be developed focusing on developing accessible technologies for people with disabilities.  This side event will focus on the importance of and challenges in developing a disabilities-focused network of support that will provide entrepreneurs with access to knowledge, guidance, resources and community – through a multi-facetted discussion featuring experts from different sectors.

  • Lecture of Jean Judes, Beit Issie Shapiro’s Executive Director, at the conference on the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, about assistive technology, collaborations and disabilities.

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