Accepted, Welcomed and Included

Stories celebrating Jewish Disabilities Awareness And Inclusion Month

The Magical Inclusiveness of Summer Camp photo 1
Although I did not know it at the time, Camp Chi was where I learned my first lesson about inclusion.
The Power of Inclusive Environments photo 1
The truth is, from the ages of 15 until about 27, I thought I was less worthy than everyone else.
Seeing Our Diverse Abilities photo 1
We have all faced obstacles and challenges, but we are not (or should not be) defined by them.
The Outgoing Sibling photo 1
Thanks to help from Chicago's Jewish community, the world now sees my sister the way I see her.
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With February being Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month, we at Oy!Chicago thought we’d recognize the ongoing importance of this meaningful work by sharing your stories through a special blog series, “Accepted, Welcomed & Included.”

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