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Kisharon welcomes NHS Long Term Plan

Kisharon has welcomed the health targets set in the NHS Long Term Plan, and the new job opportunities it pledges for adults with learning disabilities and autism.

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Kisharon School: ‘a jewel in the crown’

Kisharon School is ‘a jewel in the crown of the community’ and its free school status is driving up educational standards, Lord Polak (Conservative) said at a House of Lords debate this week on the contribution made by free schools in improving educational standards.

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Making sleep come easy

Families of young children with disabilities anticipate years of sleep deprivation…but this need not be the case says Child Psychologist Ann Herreboudt.

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Inspirational Israel

An inspirational Israel tour, the prize in last summer's WIZO Commitment Awards, has given Kisharon's winners new insights into supporting disadvantaged
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Sensory room at Gatwick

Gatwick has become the first UK airport to open a sensory room where passengers with autism or special needs can feel at ease before their flight.

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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.