Coming up: the Special Needs Day of Learning
This event will give families with special needs children, Jewish educators, lay leaders and interested community members the opportunity to come together to learn, share, and build relationships by providing a multi-track conference.
The conference features workshops on: recognizing red flags in development, estate planning, the grieving process, finding your spirit, training sessions to become volunteer classroom aides to individual children.
When: Sunday, November 1, 2009, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City
Sponsored by: Temple Beth Jacob, Peninsula Temple Sholom, Peninsula Temple Beth El, Peninsula Sinai Congregation, North Peninsula Region, Jewish Family & Children's Services.
The North Peninsula Special Needs Initiative is a collaboration of 10 partnering organizations and synagogues, including: Bureau of Jewish Education; Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties; Jewish Family and Children's Services; Peninsula Jewish Community Center; Congregation Beth Jacob; Peninsula Temple Beth El; Peninsula Sinai Congregation; Peninsula Temple Beth El; Chabad of the North Peninsula; and Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School. The Special Needs Awareness Shabbat is presented with the support of the Union of Reform Judaism/Jewish Family Concerns.