Our communities, schools, synagogues, and programs are — effectively — designed to push a significant portion of our children away from the Jewish community.
As facilitator of the Simcha Program, Ohel’s dating initiative, Sarah Kahan acts as a relationship coach and matchmaker for a population that would normally be consigned to the bottom tier of eligible singles.
Benjamin Nugent, who was falsely diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome by his psychologist mother as a teen, shares his story about how labels can affect people.
From Presidential candidates to Fortune 500 CEOs, we love to ‘diagnose’ people with autism or Aspergers, but do these diagnoses have any validity? Nancy Redd is joined by Dr. Paul Steinberg, Roberta Scherf, Michael John Carley and Benjamin Nugent to discuss.
A workshop helps people with Asperger’s syndrome learn about relationships, intimacy and sexuality, areas they are often ill-equipped to negotiate because of difficulty perceiving social cues.