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Tag: Special Education
August 20, 2012 | 10:33 pm
February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pmThird-grader Yaakov Sobel is a talented painter and sculptor. And he can deliver a spot-on imitation of his teacher discussing Midrash. But when it comes to reading, things don't come so easily.
"He can sound out words, but doesn't have the visual memory to recognize groupings of...
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...