Knowledge Database


Video Lectures

  • 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.

  • The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)
    The Coronavirus outbreak presents a major challenge to national, regional and local communities which are on the frontline in countering the disease. In the face of the COVID-19 virus support service providers are taking their own actions, to be able to continue to provide essential care & support services to those who need it most.
    In order to meet the social, educational or therapeutic needs of their users, service providers have adapted their support to provide services remotely, via online platforms.
    Beit Issie Shapiro’s Noa Nitzan, Director of the Technology Center, presents Beit Issie Shapiro’s distance learning programs.


  • 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.

  • 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
    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.


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