Disability Education and Awareness

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10 Questions a Congregation Can Ask

The Event As lay leaders of your congregation and community, you play a critical role in determining its culture and priorities. Asking questions and learning from each other is an important way that congregations can… Read More

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Until We Experience Disability Ourselves

I read a Boston Globe article that came out this week, entitled “Disability should not mean invisibility,” and was reminded yet again of how even though the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law over 30 years ago, and we have made progress since, there is still so much more that needs to be done. Read More

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What Volunteering at Gateways Can Do

Before Alanna came to Gateways, she had always known on some level that she wanted to work with kids. However, it was the three formative years she spent volunteering with Gateways’ Jewish Education Program that… Read More

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Speaking Publicly About My Disability

The first occasion where I spoke publicly about my personal journey of navigating our world with severe hearing loss was a life-defining moment that led me to where I am today at Gateways. Read More