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 Services -Design, Remodeling For ADA AccessibilityLindee 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.
Ocelco.comSupplying over 10,000 different medical products for every need for people with disabilities.
MedicalProductBlog.comThis blog answers any question about any medical product for people with disabilities to help you figure any medical product out.
WheelchairParts.comThe easiest tool to figure out & find which wheelchair parts you need. Find wheelchair parts, accessories, cushions, or tools you need.
ONLINE COUPON!!!!One-time use 5% off coupon for use with Ocelco.com & WheelchairParts.com (One-time use for each website) The coupon code is EJWD and can been entered during the checkout process but cannot be used with other coupons.
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.
A Part or Apart? Disability and Inclusion in the Faith Community - Photographs and Discussion Material by Jane StraussThe images upon which these books are based all were captured in the Jewish community in a particular locale and moment in time. Disability is no respecter of belief, so the additional materials provided in this Discussion Guide span the three major faith communities in the United States – Jewish, Christian, and Muslim. Jane Strauss researched the materials with the assistance of members of all three communities, because she strongly believes that the images presented here speak to, and will be useful for, a wide range of institutions and organizations, not just those following Jewish life pathways. Jane Strauss attempted to provide enough materials that the coordinators/leaders may pick and choose those most appropriate to their situations, or perhaps use them all, as an additional means of teaching participants about diversity as represented in the 21st Century
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: