TASK—Treasuring, Accepting & Supporting Kehillah (Community)—is your Jewish connection to disability awareness, providing culturally competent expertise and guidance to individuals and families about disabilities issues spanning the life cycle. This often overlooked guidance includes parent support groups for opportunities to connect and network, workshops at local schools and synagogues to inform teachers and religious leaders about promoting acceptance and inclusion of Jewish children and adults with disabilities, and other comfortable forums for students, families, and congregants to learn and share.
TASK helps individuals experiencing disabilities and their families in many ways, including:
For more information, or to receive a printed copy of the TASK newsletter—published bi-monthly—please contact Corinne Spiegel, Disabilities Inclusion Specialist, by email or by phone at 503-226-7079, ext. 155.