Tag: Developmentally Disabled
October 1, 2008 | 11:53 pm
January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmFor the first time in Los Angeles history, a Jewish home for the developmentally disabled is opening. Situated in North Hollywood, the home, under the supervision of the Etta Israel Center, will house six males in their mid-20s.
The Etta Israel Center, founded in 1992 to provide a...
December 4, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Filmmaker Ira Wohl
Two decades ago, filmmaker Ira Wohl sat at the Passover table andthought about his cousin, Philly. For his first 50 years, thedevelopmentally disabled Philly had lived at home with his parents inQueens, never venturing into the world. Wohl now wondered how...