Jewish Disability Awareness Month: Greater Baltimore/Washington area events

January 30, 2014

Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•  Inclusion Works: Guiding the Way to an Inclusive Community at Weinberg Park Heights JCC; Shelly Christensen, founder/executive director of Inclusion Innovations and co-founder of JDAM, will facilitate; Stan Goldman will be the featured speaker.
• For information, contact Renee Dain at 410-369-9235 or rdain@associated.org; for registration, visit associated.org.

Feb. 6 at 8:30 a.m.
• Jewish Disability Day on Capitol Hill.
• For information, contact david.feinman@jewishfederations.org.

Feb 7 at 6:15 p.m.
• Even Moses Needed a Voice: Jewish Community Inclusion of People with Disabilities at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation; Shelly Christensen, founder and executive director of Inclusion Innovations and co-founder of JDAM, will be the featured speaker.
• For information, visit bhcong.org.

Feb 8 at 10 a.m.
• Lighting the Way: Inclusion Within Our Community at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation; Shelly Christensen, founder and executive director of Inclusion Innovations and co-founder of JDAM, will be the featured speaker.
• For information, visit bhcong.org.

Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.
• Rethinking Dyslexia: The Big Picture; a film at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC presented by the Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance and Shemesh.
• For information and registration, contact rsvp@shemeshbaltimore.org or 410-843-7588.

Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
• Center for Jewish Education at Weinberg Park Heights JCC will host JDAM Reads, a book club focusing on a title chosen by the Jewish Special Education International Consortium.
• For more information, contact rturniansky@cjebaltimore.org or 410-735-5022.

Feb. 22, call for time
• Adat Shalom in Bethesda will feature Liz Weintraub, self-advocacy project specialist at the Association of University Centers on Disability.
• For information, contact AdatShalom.net or 301-767-3333.

Feb.18 at noon
• RespectAbilityUSA.org will feature a webinar about inclusion in businesses and organizations.
• For information, visit RespectAbility.org.

Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
• Jewish Disability Awareness Month Shabbat; Lise Hamlin, director of public policy, Hearing Loss Association of America, will be the featured speaker.
• For information, visit templemicah.org.

For information on programs as they are added throughout Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month, go to jewishfederations.org or associated.org.

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