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Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month

#JDAIM18 is underway! Join us for one of three virtual events and enter our contest for a chance to win one of four Matan approved inclusion tools.
 

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Covenant Award

Matan’s Own Meredith Polsky Receives 2017 Covenant Award

We could not be more proud of Matan’s very own National Director of Institutes and Training, Meredith Englander Polsky, for receiving the 2017 Covenant Award.
 

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THE NATIONAL VOICE

IN JEWISH SPECIAL EDUCATION

Matan educates Jewish leaders, educators and communities, empowering them to create learning environments supportive of children with special needs, through training Institutes and consultations across North America.

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TEEN CURRICULUM

AVAILABLE NOW!

The Matan Institute for Teens is a program designed to teach congregational school madrichim (teen assistants) about inclusion, and help them fill a critical role in the most effective way possible. Email Meredith@matankids.org for more info  / to purchase.

 

15%-20%

children and youth ages 3–21 have a diagnosed learning disability

1 in 68

children in the United States has an Autism Spectrum Disorder

200,000

students in the Jewish community with special needs

Latest from the Blog

Matan Institutes:
Applications are Open!

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ECE Cohort 4 Application (due December 20, 2017)
Launching January 28,  2018!

Info / Register: bit.ly/MatanECE4
Questions? Email Meredith@matankids.org

Cohort 9 Application (Education and Youth Directors)
Launching June 2018!
NYC: 6 in-person training days; 3 webinars; Individualized Matan Mentorship

Questions? Email Meredith@matankids.org