Inclusion in the Jewish community of Children and Adolescents who have Mental Illness and their Families
The topic of the inclusion in the Jewish community of children and adolescent who have mental illness is timely for several reasons. First, we read in this week’s Torah portion many laws about how to have a civil society. We… Continue reading
The exclusion of a student from a Jewish day school because he has special needs can cause not only the student but also his entire family to feel marginalized by the Jewish community. In response to this rejection, some students… Continue reading
U.S. Department of Education Publishes New Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities
Restraint and Seclusion in Schools, US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, December 2016
If your child is experiencing restraints or seclusion at school, then you will want to learn more about several recent statements from the US Department of Education Civil Rights Division. In December 2016, the Office of Civil Rights provided several… Continue reading
I have observed a wide variation in the ways in which parents respond when their child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and possibly also anxiety and ADHD. Some parents have a negative response and may even experience the classic five… Continue reading
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