Posted February 21, 2019 in Articles
February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, and in Greater Cleveland, Bellefaire JCB, Friendship Circle of Cleveland and Milestones Autism Resources all work to enhance the lives of children with differences and increase inclusion.
For JDAIM, the Cleveland Jewish News talked with the organizations about how they serve those with disabilities, particularly those with autism.
Friendship Circle of Cleveland, an affiliate of Chabad, matches teen volunteers with child and teen participants. The pairs form relationships by doing activities together at Friendship Circle’s Pepper Pike campus. It also offers families of Jewish children with special needs in-home visits from teen volunteers.
Rena Wertheim,... read more
Posted January 15, 2019 in Articles
Milestones Autism Resources is seeking proposal submissions from perspective speakers for its 2019 Milestones National Autism Conference, June 11-12 at the Cleveland I-X Center. Professionals, parents, and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder are encouraged to... read more
Posted January 03, 2019 in Articles
Beth El-The Heights Synagogue will hold a lunch and learn with Mia Buchwald Gelles, co-founder of Milestones Autism Resources, at 1 p.m. Jan. 12 at 3246 Desota Ave. in Cleveland Heights.
Gelles, who will be joined... read more
Posted January 01, 2019 in Articles
Posted September 21, 2018 in Articles
Milestones Autism Resources will honor Phillip Irvin, Marvin Lader and Steven Wexberg for “extraordinary contributions to the local autism community” Oct. 27 at its 2018 annual benefit: The Spectrum of Possibility.
Irvin is a Milestones board... read more