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HBO Max buys Israeli television series dealing with on-the-spectrum adults

The series will also receive an English language remake which will air on Amazon.

A look back at the year of autism, COVID-19 - opinion

As the mother of an adult son with autism, I look back to the Passover holiday a year ago and realize how terrified I was.

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Acceptance in the Jewish world

“For Friends of Access Israel and our collaborative partners Access Israel, disability awareness and inclusion is our daily calling," said executive director Jaime Lassner.

By HOWARD BLAS
06/02/2021

Hillel's Tech Corner: Emotiplay: ‘Emotion gym’ for kids with autism

Children on the spectrum can be taught to recognize emotions, facial expressions and social cues they don’t perceive intuitively.

24/01/2021
The secret to healing what ails you lies within your own DNA

Hebrew U identifies genetic mutation that may aid autism therapy efforts

The research found that the mutation led to hyper-social behavior and learning disabilities and had impacts on physical development.

We need to make Hanukkah more accessible for children with autism

While special needs programs exist that have opportunities for our children to receive some version of the Hanukkah experience, the challenge lies in that the disorder itself is a spectrum.

By JENNIFER BERGER/JTA
25/12/2020
Jerusalem during the second lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis

Virus crisis poses unique challenges to the autistic population

The virus crisis has placed these adults, who already face many challenges, in a complex situation with no easy answers.

Nir Bergman film wins Audience Award at French film fest

Here We Are is nominated for 10 Ophir Awards including the best picture, director, screenplay and acting awards.

A gardener with special needs prepares flowers for planting at the Rhoda Fischer Memorial Garden at

Special-needs families fear new lockdown

People with special needs who live in group homes could not understand why they were cut off from their families for weeks on end.

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