Parent support group offered by SHEMESH and CHADD of greater Baltimore. For parents of children with attention issues and poor executive functioning. Meetings are ongoing; first Wednesday of every month. There is no fee for attendance and confidentiality is assured.
SHEMESH is a local, community wide program that provides, in a Jewish setting, the educational support necessary for Jewish children with learning differences to reach their full intellectual, academic, emotional and social potential. Services are offered in each school in accordance with the school’s educational and religious policies.
Maryland Special Needs Advocacy Project, MD SNAP, provides free educational advocacy and information to families of Jewish children with special needs. Assistance with Individualized Education Plan & Individualized Family Services Plan. Parent advisers will share information, help find community resources, and attend IEP/IFSP meetings. Child Find referral form available on the web page. All calls […]
STARS provides subsidized testing for children with special needs. It recommends appropriate testing, makes a provider list available, and pre-approves families for financial assistance.
JADE strives to raise the level of awareness in the community about the needs of Jewish people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Workshops on “How to Communicate with People who are Deaf Without Feeling Awkward” and other topics about inclusion and disability awareness are available at no cost. The JADE Interpreter Fund helps […]
The BJAA assists families in finding programs and services they need for their loved ones with different abilities, strengthening their connection and enabling them to more fully participate in their communities.
The Abilities Network assists people with disabilities to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential. Services are customized to offer individuals and families choices. It provides extensive training opportunities for families, child care providers, teachers, and community members with the goal of fostering inclusion.
Tutors low-income children and adults with dyslexia or a language-based learning difference to read.
PEN (Partnership for Educational Needs), a collaborative effort of the Maryland State Department of Education, the Center for Jewish Education, and the Baltimore Jewish Council was formed to provide Child Find services and supports for families in the Baltimore frum community who have children with disabilites or special learning needs. Please contact Cathy Jurist for […]