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Fight for social inclusion

Society sometimes treats people with learning disabilities unfairly and Ian Piczenik, Support Assistant at Kisharon Vocational College, is passionate about creating change.

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Shabbat for inclusion

Individuals from Kisharon joined congregations across the world last Shabbat for ShabbaTTogether, celebrating disability inclusion and mental health awareness.

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Ambition fulfilled

Levi Hyams’ dream of travelling, with support, to his native Amsterdam has been brought to life in a remarkable Kisharon Together We Grow programme.

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Outstanding art

A striking collection of art from individuals supported by Kisharon working together with professional artists will be auctioned in September.

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WIZO winners

Kisharon won the Commitment to Vocational Training prize at WIZO’s 2018 Commitment Awards. Dr Jo Garland of Infinity, won the Commitment to Sharing Expertise Award for her work with Kisharon to develop the Infinity app, engage staff and for rolling out the training programme.

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In loving memory of Rachel Brenig

Naomi Brenig has unveiled a plaque dedicating Kisharon’s new NW London Day Opportunities Centre to the memory of her daughter, Rachel Brenig z”l who was supported by Kisharon until she passed away in 2010.

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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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Trailblazing app leaves more time for care

An innovative and secure information sharing app is freeing up more contact time for Kisharon staff to spend with those in their care.

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New centre….new routes

Travel training is underway so those attending Kisharon’s Ohel Rachel Adult Opportunity and Employment Services at its new location in East Finchley can travel there independently and with confidence.

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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.