Category Archives: Jewish

The Rebbe’s Approach To Individuals With Special Needs

Today marks the 115th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of righteous memory (1902-1994).  The Rebbe, the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty, is con...

Purim, Passover, and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recognizing and Dealing with the Challenges

The Jewish holiday of Purim starts next week; a month later, Passover will arrive. These holidays can be very stressful for children and adolescents who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and for the...

What Mountain Climbers and Individuals with Special Needs Have in Common

A valuable lesson we can learn from individuals with special needs on effort vs. performance....