Get ready to experience the movies in a whole new way when you attend one or more films at ReelAbilities, this year taking place in New York, Boston and Washington, DC. In addition to the selection of ground-breaking international films; live music, dance performances, art exhibitions and other special events are major components of the ReelAbilities experience. The festival partners with over 50 community, arts, government, disability, and educational organizations making it the only film festival to bring stories of disabilities to such a wide-reaching audience. Through film, ReelAbilities brings together the community to explore, discuss, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience.
For the complete lineup, please visit the ReelAbilities site.
Saturday, February 4 | 5:45-7:00PM | 257 West 88th Street (between West End and Broadway)
Come celebrate the end of Shabbat with BJ Spiritual leaders and musicians for an interactive, warm, and inviting musical Havdalah Service. This sensory friendly Havdalah Service is designed to be inclusive of all children and adults with special needs. Healthy snacks will be available, as well as opportunities for active participation. Members and non-members are welcome. R.S.V.P. is essential, as we will provide preparatory materials in advance. ASL Interpretation is available upon request. Please contact Emily Walsh with any questions. The next service will be held on April 28. Please see the BJ Special Needs Havdalah Flyer for additional information.
Building Communities One Lecture at a Time is pleased to announce our upcoming event “Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid! A Survival Guide for Ordinary Parents of Special Children”
Monday, February 13, 2012, 7:00-9:00 pm
Registration 6:30 (free of charge)
Please see the Shut Up About Your Perfect Kids flyer for additional information.
We are so excited to share with you another fantastic song by singers & songwriters Rick Recht & Sheldon Low. This interactive and educational song is sure to get your students up and out of their seats having a good time all while learning many new Hebrew words! Download the adapted lyrics here and check back soon for some visuals to use to help students follow the various directions given throughout this song.
If you haven’t already checked out Rick Recht & Sheldon Low’s children’s album, “Look at Me” we highly recommend you do. The album is full of silly catchy tunes that make learning Hebrew vocabulary fun and exciting! Below you will find the lyrics with visuals to the first song on the album, “Look at Me”. We have also included larger images that can be used to make a big poster with the song lyrics to display for the whole class.
Visual Lyrics Pictures (set 1) Pictures (set 2)
Check back soon for more visual lyrics from this fantastic album!