Links

Academy for Jewish Religion, California (AJRCA) http://ajrca.org/

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) http://www.aapd.com

Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) is a project of AAPD, directed by Ginny Thornburgh, Director, AAPD Interfaith Initiative. Phone: 202-521-4311 www.aapd.org

Brain Injury Association of America Phone: 1-800-444-6443 www.biausa.org

BrainLine.org, a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating and living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Phone: 703-998-2020 www.brainline.org

Chabad Lubavitch has developed the Friendship Circle, a social support system for children with special needs, available in some, but not all communities. www.chabad.org/

Council For Jews With Special Needs primarily serves the Phoenix, AZ area, but has resources that can be used anywhere. Phone: (480) 629-5343 www.cjsn.org

Interfaith Disability Connection, a program of the Bobby Dodd Institute. Phone: 678-365-0071 www.interfaithdisability.org/

Jewish Deaf Resource Center www.jdrc.org

JBI International Jewish materials in Braille and on tape for persons with vision impairment. www.jbilibrary.org/

Jewish Guild for the Blind www.jgb.org/

Jewish Special Education International Consortium www.jsped.org

National Jewish Council for the Disabled. Orthodox Union programs for persons with disabilities. www.njcd.org/

Union for Reform Judaism urj.org/life/family/disabilities/

Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism www.rac.org Click on “Action Alerts.” Read the “RAC Blog.” Also see www.rac.org/jewishdisabilitymonth for links to websites on programming and education.

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism www.uscj.org/Accessibility7508.html

United Jewish Communities. www.jewishfederations.org/index.aspx?page=1

Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities—an agency of the Orthodox Union. Phone: 212-613-8229 www.njcd.org

Yad HaChazakah – The Jewish Disability Empowerment Center serves Jews from all cultures and backgrounds, and is governed and operated in accordance with Orthodox precepts Phone: 212-284-6936 www.yad-jdec.org/