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Monday, February 15 • 10:15am - 11:30am
'There Should Not be a Naming Opportunity!': Bad Practices in Disability Service-Provision

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The Jewish community is a major provider of social services, including to people with disabilities. While admirable, Jewish social services organizations often operate on outdated and segregated models. This session will cover key controversies in disability services, emphasizing the perspectives of the disability rights movement. What are the best ways to support people with severe disabilities in an inclusive way consistent with Jewish and disability rights values?


Ari Ne'eman

Ari Ne'eman is the President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, a non-profit advocacy organization run by and for autistic adults seeking to increase the representation of autistic people in society. From 2010 to 2015, he served as one of President Obama's appointees to the National... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am

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