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    • Chaverim at Home

    • Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 464-3360
    • Description: Join us on Zoom every evening at 6 pm for “Chaverim at Chome” Monday - Thursday. Meet up Mondays and Wacky Wedn ...read moreJoin us on Zoom every evening at 6 pm for “Chaverim at Chome” Monday - Thursday. Meet up Mondays and Wacky Wednesdays! We will be playing fun games, doing trivia, taking virtual trips, having sing-a-longs, and much more! For more information please contact Gerry at [email protected] read less
    • Maagalim Community Circles is providing complimentary Zoom Classes for individuals with Special Abilities

    • Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    • Description: In-Person and Zoom classes are available! Music Classes – Sunday 2:00 - 3:30 pm StarNet (Volleyball) - Monday 7:0 ...read moreIn-Person and Zoom classes are available! Music Classes – Sunday 2:00 - 3:30 pm StarNet (Volleyball) - Monday 7:00 - 8:00 pm Cooking Classes– Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 pm Roy Workout - Sunday twice a month 12:00-1:00 pm Art Classes - Wednesday 5:00-6:30 pm (may change to 6:00-7:30 pm) Baking Classes - Thursday 5:00-6:00, In addition, there are additional social events monthly and for Holidays. For more information and to sign up, go to: https://www.maagalimcircles.org/classesandevents. Participants will go to a link that will add them to a Whatsapp where class, meeting, and Zoom information is shared. www.maagalimcircles.org read less
    • Miracle Project “Improv for Interaction” Social Skills Classes

    • Address: 400 Pico Blvd. Santa Monic, , 90405
    • Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    • Description: Sunday through Wednesday programs. Enroll in a class. TMP social skills classes use improv, theater games, and role ...read moreSunday through Wednesday programs. Enroll in a class. TMP social skills classes use improv, theater games, and role-play to practice skills for positive social interaction. All social skills classes are ongoing. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are already enrolled in social skills classes, there is no need to re-enroll in the class. • Ages 5-8 (Online) - Sun. - 10:30-11:15 PST - for those who need medium-moderate support. • Ages 5-8 (Online) - Sun. - 12:30-1:15 PST • Ages 8-11 (Hybrid) - Sun. - 2:30-4:00 PST with community outings throughout West L.A. • Ages 11-14 (Online) - Tues. - 3:30-4:15 PST • Ages 11-14 (Hybrid) - Tues. -3:30-4:45 PST at The Wallis in Beverly Hills • Ages 14-17 (Online) - Tues. - 3:30-4:15 PST • Ages 14-17 (Online) - Wed. - 3:45-4:45 PST • Ages 18+ (Online) - Wed. - 5:45-7:15 PST • Ages 18+ (Hybrid) - Wed. - 5:45-7:15 PST at The Wallis in Beverly Hills • Ages 18+ Judaica (Online) - Mon. -5:00-5:45 PST • Ages 18+ Women's Group (Online) - Mon. - 4:45-6:15 PST read less
    • Hand in Hand via Zoom

    • Location: Malibu
    • Address: 24855 Pacific Coast Highway Mailbu, CA, 90265
    • Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 456-2178
    • Description: Meetings are Thursdays, at 4;00 pm zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84824554422#success For more informat ...read moreMeetings are Thursdays, at 4;00 pm zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84824554422#success For more information, please call 310-456-2178 Hand in Hand Hand in Hand is an inclusion program that connects people of all abilities in a socially integrated program. We provide participants with disabilities an opportunity to socialize with their peers without disabilities, to learn new skills and have fun. One of the biggest challenges for people with disabilities is finding programs that provide the support they need, while also providing opportunities to make friends and expand their world in a safe and fun environment. Our “buddy program” addresses those needs. We meet regularly every Thursday @4:00 p.m. Join Cantor Marcelo, Lisa Szilagyi & Janet Ettenger each week via zoom. (Meeting ID: 896 3114 6277 Passcode: aurelia) read less
    • Miracle Project I Can Do That: Professional Acting Training for TV Film

    • Age Group: 16 +
    • Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • Description: I Can Do That An online professional-level acting class for film & television open to those of all abilities an ...read moreI Can Do That An online professional-level acting class for film & television open to those of all abilities and experience, ages 16+ Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 pm PST January 13 - April 7, 2022 Sign Up Now All Abilities and Experience Welcome Do you ever: – Dream of being a professional actor in TV, film, or commercials – Watch actors on a TV show and think, “I can do that?” – Wonder why someone who was neurodiverse or had a physical disability wasn’t hired to play a role?– Want to book more jobs as a professional actor? – Desire to be a voice-over actor? – Work now as an actor, but know that you can bring more emotion and authenticity to your roles? – Wish to one day write for TV and Film? If you answered Yes to even one of these questions, then this class is for YOU!! Hollywood is changing its lens and hiring actors who are neurodiverse and have disabilities. We want YOU to be ready! The Miracle Project receives numerous casting calls each week for TV, Film, and Voice Over roles. Many Miracle Project students have already secured roles in films and TV shows including the Netflix hit series Atypical, ABC’s The Good Doctor, NBC’s drama Parenthood, Speechless, the film Please Stand By (starring Dakota Fanning), presented at the White House and at the United Nations and now guest-starring roles in the upcoming Amazon series, As I See It. read less
    • Vista Del Mar The Blessing Exchange

    • Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 836-1223 x209
    • Description: Ages 16 & Up • Thursdays from 5:00 pm • Financial Assistance Available to participate The Blessing Excha ...read moreAges 16 & Up • Thursdays from 5:00 pm • Financial Assistance Available to participate The Blessing Exchange: A Service Program for Jewish Young Adults with Autism and Other Special Needs in cooperation with Los Angeles Senior Living Communities The Blessing Exchange is a new pilot program designed to bring young adults with autism and other special needs together with seniors living in Senior Living Communities to build relationships of meaning and service culminating in monthly Jewish Holiday and Shabbat Programming. At its core, The Blessing Exchange is about living life with meaning and holiness. It is about menschlichkeit. It is about young adults with special needs and elderly individuals both having agency to do something meaningful in the service of others – to make a difference. Questions: Please contact Rabbi Jackie at [email protected] or 310.836.1223 ext.209 /https://www.vistadelmar.org/nesgadolblessingexchange/ read less
    • Nes Gadol: A Jewish Education Program for children, teens & young adults of ALL abilities

    • Location: City
    • Address: 3200 Motor Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90034
    • Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: 310/836-1223, x395
    • Description: Tuesday Nes Gadol Class meets from 3:15 – 4:40 meets in-person at VDM with social distancing Sunday Nes Gadol Cl ...read moreTuesday Nes Gadol Class meets from 3:15 – 4:40 meets in-person at VDM with social distancing Sunday Nes Gadol Class meets from 9:30 – 11 virtually via Zoom Nes Gadol: A Jewish Education Program for children, teens & young adults of ALL abilities directed by Rabbi Jackie Redner Enter into a sacred space of community where every class celebrates the unique gifts of each child. Multi-sensory, dynamic, and experiential in its approach, Nes Gadol deepens Jewish identity, nurtures spiritual growth, builds confidence and character, and cultivates a love of Jewish learning and life-long friendships. Our B'nei Mitzvah Sharing Program offers neuro-typical students and students with special needs the life-changing opportunity to partner together in the journey of becoming B'nei Mitzvah - learning the values of wonder and appreciation of difference - while sharing the gifts of inclusion within the larger community as teachers and advocates for social change. Private tutoring also available. Ask us about our B'nei Mitzvah Packages. Questions: Please contact Rabbi Jackie at [email protected] or 310.836.1223 ext.209 / https://www.vistadelmar.org/nesgadolblessingexchange/ read less
    • Miracle Project - Express Yourself!

    • Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
    • Description: 11-week program Jan. 10 – April 4, 2022 (No Class Jan. 17 or Feb. 21) Mondays – 3pm-3:45pm PST Express Yours ...read more11-week program Jan. 10 – April 4, 2022 (No Class Jan. 17 or Feb. 21) Mondays – 3pm-3:45pm PST Express Yourself: Production Ages 16+ - Online Join us for an 11-week program to enhance social communication through theater, film, music, improv, movement, poetry, and storytelling. This is a production-focused course for those who use AAC and who are preparing for careers in the arts and/or are interested in intermediate/advanced level instruction. In this course, participants will be encouraged to submit their own poetry, scripts, music composition, or other kinds of creative expression. As an ensemble, the class will provide feedback on their peers’ work and come together to produce it, whether that means casting and acting in a participant’s script, putting music and choreography to a participant’s poetry, or capturing footage for a short film about a particular theme (e.g. connection/relationships, inclusion). Especially for non-speakers and those who would like a slower, individualized-paced TMP class. Only for those ages 16+. January 10 – April 4, 2022 (no class Jan. 17 or Feb. 21) Mondays 3:00-3:45 PST For questions about program eligibility or curriculum, please email [email protected] read less
    • The Miracle Project Triple Threat (In-Person)

    • Location: City;Beverly Hills
    • Address: 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills,
    • Age Group: 13 and up
    • Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: A musical theater performance-focused class for individuals of all abilities and experiences. For those ages 13+. ...read moreA musical theater performance-focused class for individuals of all abilities and experiences. For those ages 13+. Tuesdays 4:45-6:00 pm PST January 11 - April 5, 2022 In-Person at The Wallis (9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA. 90210) - Online via Zoom read less
    • Join ShemeshFarms and the Jewish Federation for a culinary cooking experience in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

    • Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]ail.com
    • Description: Wednesday, February 2nd at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. on Zoom With Michelle Cait, Director of ShemeshFarms Enterprises ...read moreWednesday, February 2nd at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. on Zoom With Michelle Cait, Director of ShemeshFarms Enterprises Making Chilled Ramen Spinach Salad from the new ShemeshFarms cookbook! RSVP to [email protected] for a Zoom link. read less
    • Adat Ari El Rose Engel Early Childhood Center

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: Valleys;East Valley
    • Address: 12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Age Group: 6 weeks - 5 years old
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 766-6379
    • Description: Infant Day Care, Preschool, and Parent and Me Classes. The AAE ECC offers a loving, warm and welcoming environment ...read moreInfant Day Care, Preschool, and Parent and Me Classes. The AAE ECC offers a loving, warm and welcoming environment where children are valued for their individuality. We take our inspiration from many sources, primarily Jewish teachings and the Reggio Emilia curriculum philosophy, within a safe, creative and stimulating setting. The children's Jewish experiences are based upon the joy of celebration, song, ritual, and the important connection between the community and the family. The children develop a sense of pride in and a love for their Jewish heritage and the special ways we celebrate Judaism as part of Jewish family life. Every child is unique, with their own interests, learning style, growth timetable, and culture. Learning takes place through our developmentally-based program that values the child's innate curiosity, ability and creativity, as teachers help to shape the curriculum around the children's ideas. When given the time, space, and opportunity to interact in a meaningful environment, a child will construct new ideas through investigation and research in order to link them to existing knowledge. These opportunities enable children to develop a strong sense of community, self-reliance, and are given the foundation for critical thinking necessary throughout life. Extended Hours 7:30am-6pm. Contact Phone: (818) 766-6379 Website: www.aaeecc.org read less
    • Big Brothers and Sisters for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 456-1157
    • Description: Siblings of children with special needs have special needs, too. JBBBSLA can be there for your child as a mentor, a ...read moreSiblings of children with special needs have special needs, too. JBBBSLA can be there for your child as a mentor, a role model or just a good friend. They are there to go places, do things with, talk to or just hang out - Jewish Big Brothers and Big Sisters always have a sense of what to do. Do you have children with special needs? Maybe their siblings could benefit by having a Jewish Big Brother or Sister! JBBBSLA is here for Jewish families of all configurations! Contact Person: Leeron Tzalka; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (323) 456-1168; Website: https://www.jbbbsla.org/ Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone:(323) 456-1155 read less
    • BJE Project EnAble

    • Description: The goal of Project EnAble is to promote accessible specialized services for students who need additional support in ...read moreThe goal of Project EnAble is to promote accessible specialized services for students who need additional support in Jewish schools. Through Project EnAble, students are mentored and academically engaged during the school day. Systems are in place for ongoing student and family support and feedback. Project EnAble is proud to provide integrated professional development workshops for schools to support the clinical and educational work being done to accommodate diverse learning styles. Following the first year planning period, Project EnAble was implemented in 2 BJE schools in October 2017. Currently, students can receive specialized support in the areas of Language Arts (including Reading and Writing), Math, foreign language, and Executive Functioning skills (including organizational and time management) as well as building a relationship with others. Accommodating and prioritizing the needs of all learners is a goal to which BJE and its affiliated schools aspire. Project EnAble creates a mechanism for providing needed services for students within the context of the school day, making it possible for more student success and for families to consider and remain in Jewish day schools. For further information about Project EnAble, please contact Project EnAble Director, Michelle Porjes, 323-761-8641. read less
    • Camp Chesed

    • Location: North Valley;Northridge
    • Address: 8939 Reseda Blvd Northridge, CA, 91324
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 349-3932
    • Description: June 17th - June 28h, 2019 at Leichman High School. Camp Chesed opened its doors in 1995 and remains the oldest camp ...read moreJune 17th - June 28h, 2019 at Leichman High School. Camp Chesed opened its doors in 1995 and remains the oldest camp for Jewish children with special needs and the only 100% free camp to all campers. With tons of exciting ventures. We hope to see you all there. Camp Chesed/Camp Dora Hauser is Los Angeles' oldest camp for Jewish children with special needs. Our camp is predicated on our campers having the time of their life and we provide 2-3 high school and/or college counselors per camper. Each year we take our campers, counselors and their whole families to Disneyland or another sleepover park and in our 12-year existence we never charge or ask that our campers pay for any of our events! http://www.campchesed.com/ read less
    • Camp Ramah Special Needs Family Camp - Camp Ohr Lanu

    • Location: Ojai
    • Address: 385 Fairview Road Ojai, CA, 93023
    • Age Group: 4-14
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (888) 226-7726
    • Description: Camp Ohr Lanu is a camp for the whole family! Families come together for a retreat of study, prayer, respite, suppo ...read moreCamp Ohr Lanu is a camp for the whole family! Families come together for a retreat of study, prayer, respite, support, and fun in the beautiful hills of the Ojai Valley. Children with special needs ages 4 to 14, along with their parents and siblings, will enjoy specialized, therapeutic programming in a supportive environment. Ohr Lanu’s warm, caring staff includes trained special educators, behavior and family education specialist, and individual counselors paired with each family. All campers will experience the fun of summer camp participating in activities such as drama, dance, music and art and siblings will participate in their own group activities, helping create bonds in a supportive environment. Parents will engage in texts, networking, and relaxation. Together families will enjoy everything Camp Ramah offers: an Olympic size swimming pool, ropes course, hiking trails and more. For Parents: Shabbat services and study Support and discussions based on Torah study and spirituality. Opportunities to meet other families with similar challenges and to exchange ideas and resources Opportunities to network and create connections with other local organizations and professionals. For the Entire Family: Shabbat services, activities and Havdallah. Our annual talent show! Daily family time to enjoy camp activities such as swimming, hiking, and ropes course, Daily fun evening activity planned by our counselors For Special Needs Children and Siblings: Scavenger hunts and games, Drama games and singing, Discussion/Storytelling, Sibling workshops, Daily focus activities (art, drama, dance, music) lead by trained professionals Accommodations: Family accommodations include hotel-style rooms with individual climate control and private baths. read less
    • Chaverim Social Programs for Jewish Young Adults

    • Location: City
    • Contact Phone: (818) 464-3360
    • Description: Chaverim is a program of Jewish Family Service that is committed to providing social activities that enhance the qua ...read moreChaverim is a program of Jewish Family Service that is committed to providing social activities that enhance the quality of life for adults aged 18+ with developmental and other disabilities. Our supportive environment helps our members realize their potential and become active, vital members of the community. For more information call (818) 464-3360 or Website: https://www.jfsla.org/program/chaverim/ read less
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle

    • Location: Conejo Valley;Valleys
    • Address: 30345 Canwood Street Agoura Hills, CA
    • Description: The Friendship Circle's mission is to bring friends and smiles to children with special needs and peace of mind ...read moreThe Friendship Circle's mission is to bring friends and smiles to children with special needs and peace of mind to their parents; to foster the values of volunteerism and compassion among our youth and to ultimately realize the community's responsibility for its members with special needs. The Friendship Circle is a non-profit organization that addresses the challenges facing the families of children with special needs in a novel and innovative way. The program begins with the pairing of local teenagers with children for weekly "Friends at Home" visits but hardly ends there. Through a full range of activities and events, the Friendship Circle creates its own special environment of friendship and love. read less
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle Presents: Hangin with Friends

    • Location: Conejo Valley;Valleys
    • Age Group: 16-25 years old
    • Contact Phone: (818) 865-2233
    • Description: Sundays, October 28, November 25, December 30, 2018, January 27, February 24, April 14, 2019. The location and tim ...read moreSundays, October 28, November 25, December 30, 2018, January 27, February 24, April 14, 2019. The location and time vary from month to month. Details will be announced prior to each event. Please Contact us for further details. Following the Friendship Circle model of pairing individuals with special needs with typical volunteers for pastimes of friendship and recreation, Hangin with Friends offers activities and modes of entertainment that are more age-appropriate for young adults. Scavenger hunts, community service projects, educational field trips, social outings, shopping sprees, gift and greeting-card campaigns for soldiers standing in the front lines in the defense of freedom - are some of the highlights of the Hang'n with Friends itinerary. Finally, adults with special needs are receiving the love, joy and friendship they too so desperately need and deserve. For adults with special needs ages 15+. (818) 865-2233. The location and time vary from month to month. Details will be announced prior to each event. Please Contact us for further details. Website: http://www.friendshipcircleca.org. read less
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle Presents: Miracle Sports League

    • Location: Conejo Valley;Valleys
    • Address: 1000 Kanan Rd. Oak Park, CA, 91377
    • Age Group: ages 6 and up
    • Contact Phone: (818) 865-2233
    • Description: Thursdays, March 19, April 1, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, and June 4, 2020 Time: 4:45-5:45 p.m. Ages: 6+ Under the dire ...read moreThursdays, March 19, April 1, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, and June 4, 2020 Time: 4:45-5:45 p.m. Ages: 6+ Under the direction of an experienced sports coach, children with special needs are able to interact with our teen volunteers while enjoying a wide range of mainstream sports such as basketball, soccer, and handball. The weekly nature of this program throughout the year enables children to build up their motor skills and hand-eye coordination while having fun on the court. No fee. Prior reservations required. For more information please call (818) 865-2233. Oak Park Community Center: 1000 Kanan Rd., Oak Park, CA 91377. http://www.friendshipcircleca.org read less
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle Presents: Teen Fitness Club

    • Location: Woodland Hills
    • Address: 23241 Ventura Blvd #119 Woodland Hills, CA, 91364
    • Description: Sundays - June 7, 2020, from 12:30 pm - 1:30pm Once a month teens with special needs enjoy a wide range of speciall ...read moreSundays - June 7, 2020, from 12:30 pm - 1:30pm Once a month teens with special needs enjoy a wide range of specially customized workouts under the guidance and supervision of professional trainers and instructors. Gway Fitness generously donates their wonderful gym facility for this awesome program. Attending young adults engage in cardio exercises, weight training, boxing, calisthenics, and aerobics. In addition to having fun and improving circulation, this program gives teens an opportunity to socialize with peers and learn the importance of maintaining good health and physical fitness. GWay Fitness 23241 Ventura Blvd #119, CA 91364 Woodland Hills, CA 91364 read less
    • ETTA

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 13034 Saticoy Street North Hollywood, CA, 91605
    • Description: WELCOME TO ETTA ETTA provides programs and services that enable people with disabilities to live fully enriched, in ...read moreWELCOME TO ETTA ETTA provides programs and services that enable people with disabilities to live fully enriched, independent and active lives. ETTA serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families, and is one of the premier providers of such services on the West Coast. ETTA's services include residential housing, case management, employment training and placement, educational services and social services. read less
    • Friendship Circle Los Angeles

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 1952 S Robertson Blvd Los Angeles, CA
    • Description: The Friendship Circle's mission is (1) to provide Jewish children who have special needs with a full range of s ...read moreThe Friendship Circle's mission is (1) to provide Jewish children who have special needs with a full range of social, recreational, educational and Judaic experiences; (2) to provide their parents with respite and support; and (3) to enrich, inspire and motivate Jewish teenagers through sharing of themselves with others. read less
    • Friendship Circle Los Angeles Mitzvah Volunteer Program (MVP)"

    • Location: City
    • Address: 1952 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 280-0955
    • Description: Thursdays at 7:00-8:00 PM. Session #3: March 26, March 2, March 23, March 30, 2020 The Mitzvah Volunteer Program ...read moreThursdays at 7:00-8:00 PM. Session #3: March 26, March 2, March 23, March 30, 2020 The Mitzvah Volunteer Program is a four-week orientation program for boys and girls that teaches our volunteers how to interact with children who have special needs. Volunteers will learn about various disabilities, appropriate conduct when volunteering, the importance of giving back to the community and the huge impact they can make on others. For Boys and Girls in 6th-8th Grades. For more information, please call Chanie at 310-280-0955 or email at [email protected]. read less
    • Friendship Circle Los Angeles Sunday circle and TTYA

    • Address: 1952 S Robertson Blvd Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 280-0955
    • Description: March 22, April 26, May 3, 17, June 7, 2020. 11:00am-1:00pm Sunday Circle enables parents to leave children in t ...read moreMarch 22, April 26, May 3, 17, June 7, 2020. 11:00am-1:00pm Sunday Circle enables parents to leave children in the hands of qualified professionals and loving volunteers. Your 2 wonderful hours together enjoying music, art, sports and our state of the art inclusive playground. Torah Teens & Young Adults is a revolutionary new program that will provide Jewish teens and young adults with social interaction and life skills while cultivating a strong Jewish identity. 1952 S Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034 read less
    • Friendship Circle of Los Angeles: Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City;Pico Robertson
    • Address: 1952 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90034
    • Days School meets: Sundays
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 277-3252
    • Description: May 3, May 17, June 7, 2020. ONLINE Friendship Circle recognizes the need to provide a Jewish education for child ...read moreMay 3, May 17, June 7, 2020. ONLINE Friendship Circle recognizes the need to provide a Jewish education for children who have special needs in Los Angeles. Our cutting edge Hebrew school offers a supportive, developmentally appropriate environment where Jewish kids who have special needs are able to learn about their heritage. Volunteers are on hand to give individualized attention to the students. This is a Hebrew school your child will WANT to attend! For more information or to enroll your child, email [email protected] or call 310-280-0955 read less
    • HaMercaz

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (866) 287-8030
    • Description: Contact Person: Sarah Blitzstein Email: [email protected] Phone: Tollfree (866) 287-8030 Address: 6505 Wilshire Contact Person: Sarah Blitzstein Email: [email protected] Phone: Tollfree (866) 287-8030 Address: 6505 Wilshire ...read moreContact Person: Sarah Blitzstein Email: [email protected] Phone: Tollfree (866) 287-8030 Address: 6505 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048 Website: http://www.hamercaz.org A one-stop program for Jewish families with children with special needs and developmental disabilities. Families become connected with a network of services providing on-going assistance with special needs programming at synagogues, schools and camps in the Jewish community. HaMercaz offers parent workshops and support groups and is available to provide staff training and professional development. read less
    • JLA Trust

    • Location: City;South Bay;Valleys
    • Address: 6505 Wilhire Blvd. Suite 450 Los Angleles, CA
    • Description: Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust (JLA Trust) ensures that children and adults with disabilities are able to ob ...read moreJewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust (JLA Trust) ensures that children and adults with disabilities are able to obtain a high quality of life by leveraging the power of community to assist with financial security and peace of mind. We are open to beneficiaries of all faiths and backgrounds. ​We use available trust funds to help improve well-being beyond a client’s current status quo, facilitate budgeting decisions. We take a holistic and person-centered approach to connecting beneficiaries and their families to other agencies and resources that will contribute to a higher quality of life. read less
    • Make Miracles - Volunteer for the Miracle Project!

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: BE PART OF A MIRACLE! The Miracle Project is always looking for volunteers – or, as we call them, “co-actors ...read moreBE PART OF A MIRACLE! The Miracle Project is always looking for volunteers – or, as we call them, “co-actors.” Co-actors are peer role models — participating alongside those with autism and other disabilities serving as a friend, classmate, and creative partner. Co-actors with The Miracle Project will be trained in Elaine Hall’s “Inclusion from WithIn” methodology and might have the opportunity to perform with The Miracle Project in live productions or on film. We welcome co-actors of all ages and all backgrounds and encourage siblings and similar-age relatives (such as cousins) of program participants to serve as co-actors in classes, as well. To sign up to be a volunteer, please fill out a volunteer application. For more information about volunteering, contact [email protected]. read less
    • Ner Shoshana

    • BJE Affiliated
    • Location: City
    • Address: 7353 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90036
    • Contact Phone: (818) 985-3882
    • Description: Located on the campus of Bais Yaakov High School, the Ner Shoshana class provides support and learning in the areas ...read moreLocated on the campus of Bais Yaakov High School, the Ner Shoshana class provides support and learning in the areas of social skills, life skills and functional academic skills in addition to Jewish education for high school and post high school age girls with a variety of developmental disabilities. Phone: (818) 985-3882; Address: 7353 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036; Website: http://www.etta.org read less
    • Shemsh Farms

    • Location: Malibu
    • Address: 24855 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA, 90265
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Shalom Institute’s ShemeshFarms helps integrate young adults with special needs and diverse abilities into the com ...read moreShalom Institute’s ShemeshFarms helps integrate young adults with special needs and diverse abilities into the community, and empowers them through meaningful employment, skill development, socialization, and provides them a purpose. ShemeshFarms employees – called Farm Fellows – work on Shemesh Organic Farm planting and harvesting, and creating our signature ShemeshFarms herb-infused culinary salts, Malibu pink pepper, and spices which we sell at ShemeshFarm Stands at Los Angeles area Farmer’s Markets and on Shemeshfarms.com. The Farm Fellows participate in every aspect of the enterprise which includes branding, marketing, farming, product development, sales, and packaging and shipping the products sold via our online store. Farm Fellows also create crafts to sell at the Farmer’s Markets and spend time in health and wellness activities – such as hiking and yoga – while at Shalom Institute. For more information, contact our ShemeshFarms Director, Michelle Cait at [email protected]. read less
    • Shutaf Inclusion Programs for Children with Special Needs in Jerusalem

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (347) 205-5609
    • Description: August 4- August 22, 2019. YSummer camp is the best. Three wonderful weeks of fun and friendship. Shutaf fills the A ...read moreAugust 4- August 22, 2019. YSummer camp is the best. Three wonderful weeks of fun and friendship. Shutaf fills the August gap for working parents who need appropriate and affordable answers for their children, with and without disabilities. Children attending general education programs, either in inclusion programs or those without disabilities, finish school in late June, leaving them 8-10 weeks of vacation. For children enrolled in special education programs, school year programs generally finish in mid-July or early August. Shutaf camp is the answer! Camp offers 3-weeks for 110 participants, ages 6-25 via 3 tracks: Campers, ages 6-13, enjoy traditional camp activities; Teen Explorers, ages 14-25, focus on social skills, and preparation for adulthood, Junior counselors, ages 16-20, experience mentored and supportive employment opportunities, part of our year-round, vocational track. The camp day runs from 8:45am-2:00pm. See camp in action! Contact Person: Beth Steinberg; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (347) 205-5609; Address: , Jerusalem, CA; Website: https://shutafinclusionprograms.org/programs/ read less
    • Temple Isaiah - Kesher Program

    • Location: City
    • Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: 310/277-2661, x27
    • Description: Religious school program for children with developmental disabilities ages 5-9. Contained class for children who can ...read moreReligious school program for children with developmental disabilities ages 5-9. Contained class for children who can't be mainstreamed, other children are placed in classrooms with aides. Two hours per week, with a possibility of a third hour studying Hebrew language one-on-one with a teacher. Synagogue membership not required. read less
    • Temple Isaiah Preschool

    • Location: City
    • Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
    • Age Group: 2 - 5 years old
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 553-3552 X 22
    • Description: We offer an NAEYC and BJE accredited program to children aged 2-5. We have great teacher to child ratios, with a st ...read moreWe offer an NAEYC and BJE accredited program to children aged 2-5. We have great teacher to child ratios, with a staff that is highly educated and a community that is warm and nurturing. Clergy and specialists play an active role in our program which is welcoming to all children. Contact Person: Tamar Andrews; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 553-3552; Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064; Website: http://www.templeisaiah.com/preschool read less
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    • Description: HBO will be premiering Autism: The Sequel - the follow-up to the 2006 Emmy-award winning film Autism: The Musical, w ...read moreHBO will be premiering Autism: The Sequel - the follow-up to the 2006 Emmy-award winning film Autism: The Musical, which introduced The Miracle Project to the world. Autism: The Musical followed five children with autism and their families as they prepared for and performed an original musical as part of The Miracle Project. Autism: The Sequel follows the five original subjects 12 years later - including TMP Founder and Executive Artistic Director Elaine Hall and her son Neal Katz. The film highlights how each of the young adults with autism, now all in their early 20s, are learning to navigate what independence means to them and how to manage challenges and triumphs. read less
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    • Address: 3200 Motor Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90034
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 836-1223 x322
    • Description: Act, Sing, Dance, Connect! Miracle Theatre is a socialization program that uses the arts to foster communication, se ...read moreAct, Sing, Dance, Connect! Miracle Theatre is a socialization program that uses the arts to foster communication, self-confidence and group dynamics for children with autism and other special needs (ALL abilities welcome). Classes in dance, drama, music and musical theatre for ages 7 and up. All children and teens join together with typical peers to create joyful, meaningful relationships. Contact Person: Naomi Salamon; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 836-1223 x322; Address: 3200 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90034; Website: http://vistadelmar.org read less
    • Vista Del Mar Jewish Life Programs

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 836-1223 ext 209
    • Description: Jewish Life Programs at Vista Del Mar offers customized Bar/Bat Mitzvah services, inclusive Jewish Education Classes ...read moreJewish Life Programs at Vista Del Mar offers customized Bar/Bat Mitzvah services, inclusive Jewish Education Classes for all ages, Community Service programming for older students & alumni and holiday celebrations and services designed for families with children of ALL abilities. VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE FOR ALL CLASSES AND PROGRAMMING LED BY RABBI JACKIE REDNER Nes Gadol* (Great Miracle) – Youth, B’nei Mitzvah and Confirmation Classes, NEW! Blessing Exchange Program, Inclusive Family and Holiday Celebrations, Outdoor & Virtual Shabbat Programming, Outdoor & Virtual Holiday Celebrations, Moses-Aaron Cooperative and Private Tutoring FOR MORE INFORMATION [email protected], 310-836-1223 ext 209 • vistadelmar.org read less
    • Vista Inspire: Post Nes Gadol

    • Location: City
    • Address: 3200 Motor Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90034
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 836-1223 x322
    • Description: Post Nes Gadol is a program designed for Jewish teens with special needs who have already celebrated their B'ne ...read morePost Nes Gadol is a program designed for Jewish teens with special needs who have already celebrated their B'nei Mitzvah. It provides participants with a sacred space to gain a deeper understanding of their own Jewish identities, create friendships and participate in Jewish community through further exploration of Jewish concepts and values. This class is held on Mondays from 3:30-5:15PM. Contact Person: Jennifer Brook; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 836-1223 x322; Address: 3200 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90034; Website: http://www.vistadelmar.org read less
    • Yachad Los Angeles

    • Address: 9831 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, , 90035
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 948-8307
    • Description: Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individual ...read moreYachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities, ensuring their participation in the full spectrum of Jewish life. Yachad LA offers weekly social programs for children, teens & adults, relationship building courses, social media workshops, shabbaton experiences, a birthright trip and summer programs. Teen community service opportunities are available. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 948-8307; Address: 9831 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035; Website: http://yachad.org read less