Parents want their children to enjoy going to school or summer camp, but for the parents of children with physical, learning or behavioral challenges, the gulf between wanting and happening can seem impossibly wide.
This is where Gesher Disability Resources, formerly the Council For Jews With Special Needs, can help. Gesher provides free consultations upon request to teachers at Jewish day schools and directors of summer camps to help them be inclusive of youngsters facing various challenges.
For more information, call 480-629-5343 or visit cjsn.org. Janet Perez is a freelance writer in Phoenix.