Conference on Poverty and Disability

By |2016-12-26T09:07:39+02:00December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This week, the Shalva National Center in Jerusalem hosted the first Conference on Poverty and Disability. The event took place in partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services and the Shalem Foundation. The concept was planned and executed by Prof. Rimmerman, head of the Dept. of Social Work in University of Haifa [...]

The first conference of its kind

By |2016-11-23T11:47:30+02:00November 23rd, 2016|Updates|

True, Shalva provides transformative therapy and inclusion advocacy for thousands of beneficiaries. You already knew that. But there is a secret sub-plot that often comes together with disability: Families grappling with disability are far more likely to facing poverty at the same time. For so many homes, the tragic meeting of disability and poverty is [...]

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