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Video Lectures

  • Noa Nitzan – Occupational Therapist, Technology Consulting Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    An inspiring discussion on the incredible potential of technology to promote and enhance participation in play and leisure for children and adults with disabilities. Panelists share their experience in developing technologies and solutions, and the importance of promoting this field among professionals, families, developers and decision-makers.
    The session was part of the Zero Project International Conference, February 2021.

     

     

  • Efrat Stern, Director – JDC-Israel Unlimited
    Ilana Gleitman, Ph.D., Director – Service for the Blind, Deaf and Assistive Technology Disabilities Administration, Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Social Services, State of Israel
    Moran Ran, CEO – Atvisor
    Orit Grinstein, Assistive Technology Project Manager, Technological Center – Beit Issie Shapiro
    An inspiring discussion on the incredible potential of technology to promote smart homes for people with disabilities. Panelists share their experience in developing technologies and solutions, and the importance of promoting this field among professionals, families, developers and decision-makers.

  • Kirsi Konola, Service Foundation for People with an Intellectual Disability (KVPS), Finland
    Peter Saxenhofer, National Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (INSOS), Switzerland
    Einat Peri, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
    Petra Meerhaus, Lebenshilfe Salzburg, Austria
    Beit Issie Shapiro presented Israel’s successful vaccine rollout model and its work in making it accessible for people with disabilities at EASPD conference.

     

  • Prof. Michael Stein – Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability, USA
    Yoav Kraiem – Co-Director, Community Development and Social Change Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
    Wilfried Kainz – Head of Research Zero Project, Austria
    Deborah Gleason – Director, Asia and Pacific Region, Perkins International, Perkins School for the Blind, USA
    Melissa Mendoza – Special Education Services Project Member, WORLD Policy Analysis Center, UCLA, USA
    The panel focused on the ecosystem needed for optimal inclusion in education, highlighting various partnerships and professional infrastructures needed for optimal accessibility, as well as the tension between inclusion and developing a unique identity, which sees disability as a legitimate part of human diversity.

  • ATHENA FUND
    Athena Fund virtual side event at the UN COSP14 Conference of the Convention for the Rights of Peoples with Disabilities (CRPD)
    Using Technology with Special Needs Students as a Tool for Education and Communication, and Integrating Technological Aids as Pedagogical Oxygen for Education Teams During COVID-19”.

  • The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)

  • Ahmir Lerner – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Ahmir Lerner presents how Beit Issie Shapiro has been supporting people with disabilities during the COVID19 crisis.

  • 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.

     

     

  • 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.

     

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