Knowledge Database


Video Lectures

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    In June 2019, Beit Issie Shapiro organized a side event at the CRPD conference at the UN in NY, together with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, and the Israeli and Austrian Permanent Missions to the UN.
    The side event, attended by some 100 people, focused on Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
    Jean Judes – Executive Director of Beit Issie Shapiro presented the organization’s model of social entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

  • 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.

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