Jacqueline Aidenbaum visits Shema Kolainu

Jacqueline Aidenbaum (on the right), Gili Rechani (in the center) and our little students

Recently, a dear friend Jacqueline Aidenbaum visited Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices School. Jacqueline works for the United Nations at the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management. Autism is of interest to her and she has completed courses … Continue reading

Mr. Cuong Do and Mr. Steven Keisman visit Shema Kolainu – Hear Our Voices School

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Shema Kolainu’s doors are always open not only for parents and children, but also for our friends and board members. Today we had two distinguished visitors, Mr. Cuong Do, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy Group at Samsung, and Mr. Steven … Continue reading

Officials Laud Shema Kolainu at Legislative Breakfast

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Letitia James, Public Advocate; Menachem Lubinsky, CEO at Lubicom Marketing Consulting; Peter Rebenwurzel, VP of Shema Kolainu; Dr. Joshua Weinstein, Founder and CEO of Shema Kolainu; Milton Weinstock, Board Member; Dr. Alan Kadish, President and CEO of Touro College and … Continue reading

Film Raises Questions on Autism in Adulthood

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To this day, many still do not understand the nature of autism and our culture still does not have a solid solution for autistic children after their parents die. Continue reading

Shema Kolainu Presents Guest Speaker Advocating for “Success with Autism” at United Nations

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Due to demand, the Shema Kolainu Autism workshops, which have continued to draw larger crowds of people, have relocated presentations to the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.                                          On Thursday, December 11, Shema Kolainu presented speaker Dr. Stephen Shore, a professor at Adelphi University. … Continue reading

GPS Trackers May Become Available for Families

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Earlier this year, following Avonte Oquendo’s tragic death, Senator Charles Schumer introduced a bill that would allocate $10 million per year in federal funding that would provide electronic tracking devices to families of children with autism and other disabilities. “Our … Continue reading

Autism & Severe Problem Behavior: What Do We Do?

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Some children on the spectrum experience very severe problem behavior, that includes causing themselves great physical harm or causing others harm, which poses a real challenge to parents, doctors, and educators alike when it comes to treatment.  Earlier this month … Continue reading

Study Supports Personalized Interventions & Tablet Use

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Researchers at UCLA found that children with autism who face bigger challenges when it comes to speaking and communicating can actually develop those skills through personalized interventions and the use of tablets and apps. The study spanned over three years … Continue reading

New Program Helps Autistic Students Gain Work Skills

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The University of Utah and Columbus Community Center are testing a pilot program that hopes to help people on the autism spectrum gain work skills and become an important part of the workforce. The program was started by NeuroVersity, a … Continue reading

Using Technology as a Tool for Skill Development

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Dr. Dana Reinecke gave a presentation at the 2014 International Autism Conference titled, “Technology Opens Doors for Students of All Ages on the Spectrum” where she discussed the best ways to use different aspects of technology to help those on … Continue reading