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February is JDAIM
(Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month)
How to Teach Respect and Appreciation for People with Disabilities and Mental Illness in Your School Community.
Monday, January 17 at 7:00pm on Zoom
How do we refer to students and adults with disabilities and mental illness?
What do you do if a student’s challenges cause him to behave differently?
The school staff creates the culture your students will absorb. Learn how to B’More Inclusive.
Presenter: Yael Zelinger
Yael earned her MA in Deaf Education/ Special Education at McDaniel College, serves as Education Associate at CJE and teaches ASL in Bais Yaakov High School. Yael has been exploring and presenting on the topic of disability awareness for the past 10 years in schools and organizations across Jewish Baltimore including: Amit, Bais Yaakov, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Beth Am, Beth Tfiloh, Beit RJ, Bnos Yisroel, Camp Shoresh, Camp Milldale, Chizuk Amuno, Jewish Volunteer Connection, JCC Early Childhood Center, JPRO, Kesher Sunday School, Kol Echad, Krieger Schechter Day School, Menucha, Ohr Chadash Academy, Talmudical Academy and Torah Institute.
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