Special Needs Archives - My Jewish Detroit

Photo of JDAIM participants at The Spirit of Detroit Statue
February 4, 2021

Advocacy Always, Inclusion Indubitably

How JCC Detroit is honoring Jewish Disability Advocacy and Inclusion Month all year.

July 4, 2016

Soul Satisfaction

Young adults with special needs hone talents through Soul Center’s art studios and cafe

Tamarack Camps Special Needs
January 29, 2016

More than a Camp, Building a Community

Long established as the “summer home” and family extension to nearly 1,200 children and teens each year, Tamarack Camps continues to redefine the meaning of inclusion - for the benefit of all.

Leonard
October 15, 2015

A Tale of Two Leonards

Boyhood friends back in the 60s, Leonard Malach and Leonard Slipson lived across the street from one another on a quiet block of Stansbury in the 8 Mile and Schaeffer area of Detroit. They lost touch, until three years ago, the reconnected through JVS.

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