Making Sense of Behavior

When we run Matan Institute inclusion training sessions for educators and synagogue professionals, we are frequently asked to provide specific ways to help classroom teachers recognize the [...]

The Other Side of the Bookstore

“Excuse me, where’s the parenting section?” “What exactly are you looking for?” “Nothing specific,” I lied. “Just browsing.” The truth was that I had just come from the doctor, where I had been [...]

Special Needs and the Jewish Community

Written by Leah Krakinowski Originally published as the cover story in the New Jersey Jewish Standard, February 17, 2012 More than 13.5 million children under the age of 18 in the United States [...]