Founder and President of Empowering Jews with Disabilities
Our mission...is to further promote the interests of people with disabilities in the Jewish community.
This will be accomplished by the sharing of personal stories, thoughts and everyday issues through open communication.
We, as a whole, will make a difference by expanding our reach and empowering ourselves to be the best we can possibly be.
Please look at this unique site and see if you want to become a part of this...
Deaf Jam A PBS DocumentaryThis is a PBS Indepent Lens documentary about Aneta Brodski, a deaf teen living in New York City, discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry. As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a spoken-word slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration.
Kevin Michael Connolly, Legless Man, Surfs In Armed & Ready, On Travel Channel (VIDEO)Like many people into extreme sports, Kevin Michael Connolly enjoys taking chances with his life. However, two things separate him from the usual extreme sportsman: Legs. He was born without them.
Lindee Construction - ADA Accessibilty ServicesLindee Construction offers specialized home modifications to provide ADA accessibility function for the elderly or disabled. Their services include designing, remodeling and retrofitting interior and exterior spaces to ensure ADA compliance for wheelchair access and adapted housing for independent living. They specialize in kitchens, bathrooms, and lift systems.
Tax Tips for the BlindSeveral aspects of federal tax law apply specifically to blind or visually impaired citizens. Anyone whose field of vision falls at or below 20 degrees, who wears corrective glasses but whose vision is 20/200 or less in their best eye, or who has no eyesight at all, meets the legal definition of being blind and is eligible for certain deductions.
Jewelery, Silverware, and Crochet Items Made For People With DisabilitiesJewelry, large silverware serving pieces, and crochet items for people with hand limitations in mind. Most of the jewelery on this Etsy website is made with big functional clasps. The crocheted items are large and functional for every day use. There are beautiful and useful silverware serving pieces that are user friendly. Sarah Shaich Squillace will custom make items per customer request. These items are great for hostess gifts, birthdays, or any other celebrations.
Pampered Chef - Quality Kitchen Products for People with DisabilitiesProfessional-quality tools for cooking and entertaining. . Pampered Chef is dedicated to enhancing the quality of family life by providing quality kitchen products supported by service and information for our Consultants and customers. Donald Alagona is a consultant in the Twin Cities area..
Inclusion InnovationsInclusion Innovations LLC is a consulting firm specializing in inclusion of people with disabilities in sacred communities. Shelly Christensen founded Inclusion Innovations LLC to expand her capacity to work in a broad spectrum of sacred communities. As CEO of this new venture, Shelly can share her experience and passion for empowering faith communities to open the doors to the sacred moments of life for all people.
Jewish Disability Awareness MonthJDAM is a unified effort among Jewish organizations worldwide to use common programs to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities, their families, and those who love them. Established in 2009, JDAM is observed during February.
JDAM's mission is: