Speaker and discussion leader Shelly Christensen, MA, FAAIID / Co-founder of Jewish Disability Awareness Month www.inclusioninnovations.com
Christensen, author of The Jewish Community Guide to Inclusion of People with Disabilities, will lead three discussions aimed to educate the congregation about the challenges faced by members with disabilities and to brainstorm solutions to those challenges in an effort to promote accessibility and inclusion.
Attend one, two or all three sessions!
9:30-10:30 am / How can Jewish text guide us to advance inclusion in our community?
10:45 am-12:00 pm / Parenting a child with a disability (This session is for parents who have children with disabilities across the lifespan, and for advocates, supporters, friends, family and others who want to learn for any reason.)
12:00-2:00 pm / From Longing To Belonging: Advancing Inclusion (Complimentary Lunch)
Cost: Donations greatly appreciated