From education, information, and support to social opportunities and volunteering, there’s always a lot going on.
Bet Lauren refers families to services in local communities; maintains a professional hotline during the day; and runs Parents of Autistic Children during the evening hours. In addition to Beit Lauren, Alut runs lectures around the country on topics relevant to autism and PDD, and provides updated information about resources that are available.
A support group for family members is also provided.
Additionally, ALYN offers respite services and safe transportation for children with special needs. 9117, Jerusalem 91091 Phone: 02-649-4222 Fax: 02-643-7338 Email: [email protected]: Dvora Ben Zvi, Director of In-Service Education Tel: 02-649-4387 Michal Bloch, Social Work Department Tel: 02-649-4351The Avoda Negisha website aims to help people with disabilities become integrated into the workforce.
Contact Details Shmaryahu Levin Street Kiryat Ha Yovel P. The website includes job listings intended for people with disabilities, information and tools to help them find employment, support for employers and more.
AKIM promotes the establishment and operation of services for the mentally handicapped in the community, including day care centers for infants, and for adults, hostels, apartments in the community, employment and job placement programs in the open market.
Jerusalem Office: 19 Yad Harutzim St., Suite 304 P. Box 53409, Jerusalem 91533 Phone: 02-672-8731 Fax: 02-672-8730 [email protected] Tel Aviv Office: Rechov Pinchas Rozen 69 Tel Aviv-Yaffo 69410 Phone: 03-766-2222 Website: org.il/ [email protected] [email protected] Aleh is at the forefront of providing Israeli children with the high quality programs they need to maximize their potential.
Topics that have been covered include: self-esteem building, how to initiate a conversation, feelings identification, bullying, and perspective-taking.
This group is offered to children ages 6-10 who are experiencing difficulty in their social environment. Some topics that have been addressed include perspective taking, frustration tolerance, effective communication, and managing peer teasing.
They actively reach out to communities in Israel to disseminate information about hearing aids, assistive hearing devices and communication technologies.
They also work with local and the National Government to promote accessibility in public places and increase equality of opportunity, for example in the workplace, for the hearing impaired.
Participants share common joys, common concerns, and learn to handle sibling-specific "sticky situations." Sibshops are a mix of games, discussion, food, and fun!