Attitudes towards people with learning disabilities are changing at Immanuel College thanks to a hugely-successful Kisharon disability awareness programme, and there are hopes other schools may follow Immanuel’s lead.
The run-up to Purim at Kisharon can be just as hectic as the day itself and staff start preparations early so everyone can enjoy the noisiest, most boisterous – but arguably the most fun – festival in the Jewish calendar.
“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.
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Kisharon and Langdon are merging. The newly formed charity, Kisharon Langdon, will offer a wider breadth of services of enhanced quality, enabling us to better support people with learning disabilities and autism and their families. The organisation remains dedicated to meeting unique religious and cultural needs, fostering an inclusive environment.