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Therapeutic Methods

  • Estelle Slavin – Speech Therapist, Health Professions Coordinator, and Pedagogic Coordinator at the School, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Hani Shahak – School Principal, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Lea Stren – Social Worker, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Toilet training is a significant stage in the educational and social process, a stage that reflects society’s expectations that the child’s behavior will match its requirements. The brochure is a program for toilet training children with disabilities.

  • Shefi Mashiach – Dual Diagnosis Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Dual Diagnosis Unit staff
    The article includes information about dual diagnosis and stages of treatment at the Dual Diagnosis Unit at Beit Issie Shapiro in cooperation with Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel.  

  • Shosh Kaminsky – M.S.W., Director of Knowledge Management and Social Change, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article describes a tool enabling a social situation or social problem to be mapped: collecting the information, analyzing it, and proposals for changing the situation.

  • Lili Levinton, Deputy Director of Professional Services, Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
    A transdisciplinary team is defined as a team in which roles are shared beyond the boundaries of the professional field, so that there is maximum communication, reciprocal relations, and cooperation among the team members. It is a team in which work crosses the borders of the different professions. The article describes what a transdisciplinary team involves.

  • Yael Yoshei, Occupational Therapist and Hydrotherapist, Coordinator of Hydrotherapy Studies at the Trump Institute, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Children with attention deficit disorder tend to work very hastily, without paying attention to details, and their work is of poor quality. Hydrotherapy treatment, by means of the sensory feedback provided by the water, encourages children to check their own movements, strengthens good work habits and social skills, and provides the experience of success.

  • Amit Adelstein – Clinical Psychologist, Emotional Therapy Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article describes the difficulties of children and adults with attention deficit disorder, as reflected in the emotional and mental experience with which they live.

     

  • Tsofen Agmon – Music Therapist, Emotional Therapy Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Emotional therapy for people with intellectual developmental disabilities emphasizes various psychological traits that characterize the experience and inner world of a person with intellectual disabilities. The article describes the rationale for emotional therapy, the typical difficulties, and the potential it offers for helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

     

  • 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.

     

     

     

  • Raz Tannenbaum – Speech Therapist and Coordinator of a Speech Therapy unit, Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Tal Eisenberg – Occupational Therapist and Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Unit , Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center, Beit Issie Shapiro
    The article describes a sensory group that was held for toddlers from Aaron De Lowe Early Intervention Center the in the White Snoezelen room at the Beit Issie Shapiro. The group was led by an occupational therapist and a speech therapist, as well as three other members of the kindergarten staff.
    The group of toddlers got to know their bodies through different experiences, including touch, feeling, movement, and making sounds, and learned to develop responses appropriate to different sensory and movement stimuli

  • Jean Judes – Executive Director, Beit Issie Shapiro
    Lecture of Jean Judes, Beit Issie Shapiro’s Executive Director, at the conference on the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, about Community Based Rehabilitation – CBR as implemented throughout Beit Issie Shapiro’s various activities.

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