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Building Inclusive Spaces: A Conversation with Autism Inclusion Advocate Captain Udi Heller
February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
In honor of Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM), join Gateways, Yachad, and the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project for a Zoom conversation with Captain Udi Heller, the highest-ranking autistic soldier in the IDF and recipient of the Chief of Staff Award. He will tell his story of growing up autistic in Israel and establishing Titkadmu (Move Forward), a one-of-a-kind program for autistic soldiers. In the presentation, you’ll hear how Capt. Heller created systemic change in the IDF, revolutionizing the draft system and shifting mindsets around inclusion.
Presentation followed by Q&A.