Featured Cause: Beit Issie Shapiro

yoav@negevdirect.com 08/02/2010 Featured Cause, Inspirational, Israel
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Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel’s leading organization in the development and provision of innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities and plays a leading role in promoting the inclusion of people with special needs in society.

·     The organization has a measurable impact on 30,000 people annually.
·     Through international affiliations, community education, and training programs, its impact reaches professionals in countries around the world.
Based in Ra’anana, Israel, Beit Issie Shapiro is furthering the rights, opportunities and services for people with special needs. It plays a pioneering role in promoting the inclusion of people with special needs in society and seeks to change the world in which people with disabilities and special needs live by being a vigilant advocate for better legal provisions for people with special needs.
Beyond the direct provision of treatments and educational services, the organization also operates a renowned research department that assists in maintaining the high standards of services and makes it possible to continuously develop new model treatments and provisions.
Beit Issie Shapiro – celebrating 30 years of social change

As part of the Beit Issie Shapiro celebrations – they will be hosting Beit Issie Shapiro’s Israel Innovation Summit, from November 14-18, 2010.  This four-day mission to Israel will be personally directed by Dan Senor and Saul Singer, best-selling authors of Start Up Nation: the Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle and will explore the innovative contributions that Israeli companies and organizations have made to the world, ranging from the high-tech featured in the book and beyond to the social entrepreneurship of Beit Issie Shapiro.

For more information please email summit@beitissie.org.il