The Gateways Shabbat Family Companion
The Gateways Shabbat Family Companion is an excellent addition to any Shabbat celebration. Rich with Tobii Dynavox Picture Communication Symbols®, explanations, and photos, the book offers a deeper look into Shabbat blessings and rituals. This book is ideal for pre-readers, individuals with disabilities or diverse learning needs, and anyone looking for an introduction to the rituals and prayers of Shabbat. Use the Shabbat Family Companion at your dinner table, synagogue, or school.
Shabbat Blessings with Picture Communication Symbols®
Illustrating each word of a blessing with a symbol helps make it more accessible and understandable for pre-readers and those with disabilities and diverse learning needs. Use these downloadable printouts to follow along with the blessings and learn their meanings.
Shabbat Social Stories: Going to Temple
People with disabilities and diverse learning needs can feel anxious about things that are unfamiliar. Social stories can set them up for success by explaining different situations and expectations.
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