The Ruderman Foundation

‘The Best Of Both Worlds’

In debate over how best to teach special-needs students, Greenwich’s Carmel Academy forges a middle path.
04/23/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Years ago, a New York-area Jewish day school refused to enroll Bobbie Powers’ son because he was dyslexic.

Children in Carmel’s PALS program have access to a “sensory gym." Photo courtesy Carmel Academy

Enabling Inclusion: The Ruderman Foundation Welcomes The New Normal

To the editors of The Jewish Week,

Congratulations to The Jewish Week for launching “The New Normal,” your new disability blog! The title strikes a perfect balance between what was and the change we are creating. Your welcome initiative is part of an important shift in the dialogue around people with disabilities in Jewish life.

Jay Ruderman
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