Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM)
The Jewish Federations of North America is involved with Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), held annually in February. The mission of this month is to unite Jewish communities and organizations to raise awareness of the needs, strengths, opportunities and challenges of individuals with disabilities and their families as well as to support meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in every aspect of Jewish life.
Check with your local Jewish Federation for a calendar of events.
Source: Pacer Center Action Information Sheet
Additional community resources:
The Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing protection and advocacy services in the State of Florida. The Center’s mission is to advance the dignity, equality, self-determination and expressed choices of individuals with disabilities.
In Palm Beach County, there is a separate confidential and free of charge 211 HelpLine, designed specifically for special needs, which supports to the families by providing answers and referring to resources. There, you can also find information about support groups, upcoming events, et cetera.