One of every five Israelis has a disability. Only half of Israeli adults with disabilities are employed. One quarter of working-age adults with severe disabilities cannot even cover their monthly expenses. The Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute’s Research Team on Disabilities raises awareness of the needs of people with disabilities and the efforts to promote their inclusion in Israeli society.
Family Research Group Leader and Director of the Engelberg Center for Children and Youth
The goal of this formative evaluation was to study and describe the program’s unique work model and to examine the implementation and outcomes as perceived by the professionals and parties involved in the program.
The goals of this review were to survey how SDM is applied in the countries surveyed and in selected pilot programs around the world; to examine the various mechanisms of safeguards and supervision or inspection of SDM arrangements; To define optimal support for decision-making.
The study addressed the implementation of the program, examined its operation, and evaluated its impact in the short and long terms. The goal of the study was to evaluate the program and assist with its continued development.