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.
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.
The study aims to describe the roles and work practices in the foster care services for children with disabilities and to help identify new directions for their development.
The various restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have limited interpersonal relations in terms of physical meetings and posed unique difficulties and challenges for the government and the authorities, among other things, in the provision and inspection of social services. After a protracted period of crisis, the government and authorities will face the […]
The goal of the review is to learn of provision systems around the world in the field of access and provision of assistive technology for people with disabilities, and of the components of the provision process in order to help the Smart Homes Program formulate procedures for optimal implementation.