InternshipThe intern acts an assistant for special-needs children, helping them develop in their life skills, communication, and physical development. Shadowing physical and occupational therapists may also be possible.
Company/OrganizationA children's rehabilitation center that has set a new standard for the care and education of children with severe neurological and muscular disabilities. There are 200 children, from age six months to 13 years are enrolled in the nursery, kindergarten and school.
QualificationsEarly childhood education
InternshipAs an assistant in the preschool you can shadow and assist in physical therapy, occupational therapy and in other ways.
Company/OrganizationIsrael Elwyn is part of a global organization with the goal of providing individuals with the tools needed to lead more independent lives within the community. Israel Elwyn has a preschool which focuses on early intervention and treatment of special needs children.
InternshipDepending on the experience and interest of the intern, tasks can include assisting students with daily activities, gardening,etc. Interns will see the daily lives of people living with special needs and the various methods used for teaching.
Company/OrganizationHaDvir HaHadash special education school and summer camp was established in 2004 and offers students with special needs a holistic program known as Curative Education. The student body ranges in age from 6-21 and includes pupils with special needs ranging from physical disabilities to severe mental impediments. The school deals with its students with the anthroposophic approach, providing personal care and close supervision. The school's staff is a special team of educators with a drive to give a warm, nurturing environment to the students.
QualificationsComfortable working special needs children. Hebrew is helpful but not necessary
InternshipThe intern will contribute the to inclusion campaign by working with social media, content writing and blogging.
Company/OrganizationA non-profit organization whose creed is that each and every person has the right to full and complete inclusion in their community. They promote, lobby, advocate, facilitate and educate, resolutely and unceasingly, to empower people with disabilities to be included in every aspect of society and communal life.