Posts Tagged ‘physical disabilities’

illustration of kids at camp with a counselor in the background near a bed opening a drawer. The kids hold up shirts to show what they're wearing that day. One child is in a wheel chair and the other two stand by her side.

Grant Will Aid Jewish Campers

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation recently made a $12 million grant to the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) that will support a new initiative to increase accessibility for campers and staff with disabilities at Jewish summer day and overnight camps. According to a 2013 Foundation for Jewish Camp survey, camp professionals highlighted two areas,…

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Lainie Ishbia.

Perfectly Imperfect – New Invisible Disability Blogger

A local mom has launched a blog for fashionistas with invisible disabilities. Most of Lainie Ishbia’s friends and acquaintances knew nothing about her struggles with certain daily tasks like holding a pen, putting change in a parking meter or opening a packet of sugar. They didn’t know that under her cute jeans and chic shoes…

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