Family Guides

Elliot and his mother Maxine, enjoying one of our Judaic Programs.

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Madeline, Rayna, and Sandy spending time together at a Passover event.

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Legal Resources for Special Needs

Individuals with special needs have specific legal rights that need to be protected, and also need to make important legal considerations to ensure their rights and desires are protected as they near the end of life. This site offers valuable information. 

 

Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling

The possibility of a pedestrian bystander being the victim of a construction site injury is complicated when the pedestrian is a senior citizen or an individual who has a disability such as vision or hearing loss, or a mobility issue that make navigating potentially hazardous conditions that much more difficult. This site offers informative tips for preventing injury.

 

Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive

When your child is disabled, whether because of the way they were born or after an accident or injury, you instantly turn from simply a parent to an advocate. It's your job to give your child the best possible start in life, embracing the different abilities so your child can thrive. However, sometimes this is difficult to do in a traditional home layout. This site offers good tips for creating a positive environment for your child.

 

Teacher Resources for Special Needs

Inform yourself about curriculum strategies and classroom management for students with different learning needs. We have resources on everything you need to know about teaching special needs students effectively. These resources are good for parents as well. 

 

Disability Resources from the Department of Labor

If you are looking for information to promote an inclusive workforce and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities, this site offers access to a wealth of sites.

 

Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize Their Home

A disorganized, or cluttered home could pose serious health risks to seniors and disabled persons. For example, a cluttered living room with too many closely placed pieces of furniture could pose a trip and fall risk. Or a bathroom medicine cabinet packet with expired medications could pose a safety risk if an individual with a cognitive disability becomes confused as to which medication to take. This guide offers great tips for family members.

Life Skills Instructor, Jackie with Sarah.