disability

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.

Increase in demand for home rehabilitation by IDF veterans

Over 100 veterans have received Active Passive Trainer (APT) rehabilitation devices manufactured by Tzora Active Systems since outbreak of coronavirus.

The parent of a ventilator-dependent child reflects on corona pandemic

Very soon we started to feel like caged lions. There were days when I felt like if I didn’t scream or cry out loud, I’d go crazy, but I knew I had to keep my composure for Dor.

By MEITAL BONCHEK
14/08/2020
Israel must do better when it comes to invisible disability

Generally speaking, most Israelis don’t know much about disabilities, especially “invisible” disabilities.

By CHAIM PERKAL
12/08/2020
special in uniform
Daniel's story: The IDF's newest recruit with vision impairment

Daniel Defour, who went blind at the young age of 15, became one of the few vision impaired youth to be inducted into the IDF.

29/07/2020
‘THE IMPORTANCE of employing people with disabilities and diversity in the workplace is understood b
ALYN hosts skydiving fundraiser event, amid the outbreak

ALYN rehabilitation hospital in Jerusalem organized the event, titled "the sky is the limit," at the "paradive" skydiving site in Hof HaBonim.

Shalva - Hope when there is none

The surprising story of Shalva's triumph.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
23/07/2020
Microsoft donates Xbox Adaptive Controllers to children at ALYN Hospital

The adaptive controller is designed to make video games accessible to those with disabilities, and helps incorporate video games as a rehabilitation tool.

20/07/2020
Yishai Ben-Tov works at Ecology for a Protected Community in Misgav
E-waste social enterprise prepares to weather second coronavirus wave

"We are very pleased to be considered an essential enterprise, especially in light of our workforce," the manager said.

A member of the ALEH Negev gardening team tends to the Rhoda Fischer Memorial Garden at ALEH Negev-N
Memorial garden will provide equal employment for special needs people

The memorial garden at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran has been dedicated to Rhoda Fischer.

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