How to Plan a Special Needs Bar/Bat Mitzvah

How to Plan a Special Needs Bar/Bat Mitzvah

This important article provides tips to help parents, educators, rabbis and students work as a team to give children with special needs the opportunity to celebrate their bar/bat mitzvah successfully. Becca Hornstein, the Executive Director of the Council for Jews with Special Needs, claims that with the necessary planning, flexibility and creativity, families and communities can overcome the challenges of this process, modifying the ceremony to accommodate the child’s strengths, weaknesses and unique gifts. This article was shared on MyJewishLearning, an online resource that empowers Jewish discovery for people of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge. 

 

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