In college, I began to realize that my hearing loss isn’t a loss, but rather a gain — and something I can use to help inspire others.
It’s simpler than you think — and it’s essential.
20 percent of people in our society have a disability — and yet people with disabilities rarely get considered for mainstream roles.
I have found my two identities merged in a movement of disability inclusion advocates whose work is fueled and enriched by their Jewish values.
What can the Passover story teach us about how to be more inclusive of individuals with disabilities?
Adam’s film and essay help us reconsider how autistic experience can enable us to attune to, and support difference and diversity in society.
When you see a parent with a child who has a cognitive and/or physical disability at your supermarket, playground or synagogue, how do you react?
— Oscar-winning Jewish actress Marlee Matlin is being honored by the Ruderman Family Foundation for her activism on behalf of people with disabilities. Matlin, who is deaf, will be recognized with the annual Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion, the foundation announced Wednesday in a statement. The actress, who serves as a spokeswoman for…
A new online Inclusion Tool provides a way for American Jews with disabilities feel included in their own gathering places.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli synagogues and communities will mark Accessibility Shabbat to call attention to the needs of the disabled community within Jewish tradition and in Jewish institutions. The event this weekend, launched by the Israel-based Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, coincides with International Day of Persons with Disability, marked on Dec. 3. The weekend event will focus on…