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Archive for February, 2018

Mezuzot for head office

The Rt. Hon Charles Wigoder, Executive Chairman of the Utility Warehouse put up the mezuzah at our new head office in Edgware Road, Colindale on Wednesday.

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Happy to meet you, Cherie!

There was goodwill all round when Cherie Blair, CBE, QC  toured Kisharon’s services on Thursday, writes Bev. With warmth and humility, Cherie, wife of former prime minister Tony Blair, greeted every staff member and volunteer she encountered.

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Lessons for teachers

The focus on this year’s inset day at Kisharon School was exploring techniques used to help pupils with limited verbal communication and understanding.

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Forging community links

Kisharon, with Barnet Learning Disabilities team, ran their first community engagement group at Childs Hill Library.

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Building work to begin in May for new school

Plans are underway for building work to start at on the new Kisharon School in May. The former head office in Parson Street will be transformed into a cutting edge school for children with learning disabilities.

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Shop at Waitrose Mill Hill

Waitrose Mill Hill is supporting Kisharon so remember to do your shopping there. Throughout February, for the first time, Kisharon is one of the three local charities named on the green tokens contribution box by the exit.

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We’re counting on you

It’s Purim next week and your Kisharon bucket awaits!

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Disability World: Raising a child with special needs

Raising children is fraught with challenges and even more so if that child has learning disabilities.

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Go for it, Adrian!

Adrian Jacobs is raising money for Kisharon in the Jerusalem Half Marathon – said to be one of the toughest in the world – for the fourth time next month, March.

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Pirkei Avos
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.