New Café and Employment Opportunities for Young Autistics

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According to the recent statistics, 90% of the individuals with autism are unemployed or underemployed, 56% of young adults with autism only graduate high school and only 14% start college. And 100% of the adults with autism would like to … Continue reading

Calming The Mind This Weekend

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The weekend is here and the cold weather is joining us. Why not keep the children entertained with some stay at home yoga poses? Yoga is growing in popularity in the U.S. as a complimentary therapy for children with special … Continue reading

Shema Kolainu Workshops

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Many of you may are aware of our popular ongoing workshops that Shema Kolainu hosts throughout the year. Yesterday we organized the second one of the school year at Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan. Our guest speaker was Alexa Moses- OTR, … Continue reading

The Value of Contributing This December

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This month you will view many videos, read a number of articles and scroll past endless advertisements all pointing in the direction of the same destination. A common goal; to raise money for additional funding in 2017. We are aware … Continue reading

Specialized Art

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At Shema Kolainu, our music and arts program is extremely important to our children and teachers. It serves as a form of expression and communication when words are not always available. We encourage our students to create moments and connect … Continue reading

Myths And Facts About Autism

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Human psychology is a weird thing… We are not afraid of the darkness itself, but afraid of what could be hidden in it. We are not afraid of height but we are afraid to be fallen and die. When you … Continue reading

What Is It Like to be Autistic?

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There is a law enforcement response training for police officers (ALERT), organized by Stephanie Cooper in Florida and Louisiana. Looks like Los Angeles supported this initiative and arranged a test for Sheriff’s deputies. A group of LA Sherieff’s deputies took … Continue reading

The Cat Is Magical And The Bringer Of Good Luck

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We have been already writing about dogs helping families with autistic children. Four paws is another “helping hand” nowadays and recent research shows that animal therapy makes a positive influence on those who have autism and other special abilities by … Continue reading

Autism Law Enforcement Response Training for Police Officers

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Everyday life throws us into the situations we may be prepared and may be not. Not all regular people know about autism and how people having this diagnoses can act in different situations. Unfortunately, as usual their actions can be … Continue reading