Jewish Disabilities Network ages 13-18

Teenagers are faced with so many challenges on so many levels. Our experienced staff is here to help.

Adolescent Psychiatry
Alpert JFS is privileged to have on our clinical team renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Jeryl D. Kershner, who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry and developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and sub-specializes in the pharmacology of developmental and psychiatric problems.

The Counseling Program utilizes experienced, professional Master’s level counselors who have specialized training working with teens and families. We are here for your teenagers and your family.

Psychological Testing
The Psychological Testing Program offers a wide range of comprehensive psychological evaluations provided by Doctoral Level Mental Health Professionals. The results and recommendations from the evaluations can be used in schools for educational planning, placement and testing accommodations.

Learning Resource Program
Meyer Prep’s Academic Resources provides a range of academic and organizational support services to students from grades K-8 with varying learning and developmental disabilities including ADHD, Dyslexia, learning processing disorders and more.

Commission for Jewish Education
Explore CJE’s vibrant Jewish learning programs – including PJ Library® and PJ Our Way®, the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, Jewish Teen Initiative, Israel Program Center, educator professional development and Yad Hebrew School for Students with Differing Abilities.

Florida Society of Jewish Deaf
Serve the cultural, spiritual, educational, and social needs of Jewish Deaf adults and children as well as CODAs who reside in the Florida area.

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is your gateway to volunteerism and community-wide programs in the Palm Beaches. Volunteer opportunities are open to all individuals with varying abilities. Age range varies based on volunteer opportunity.

Project Connect
Volunteers and individuals with special needs connect through music, dance, art and a variety of stimulating activities.

Yad Hebrew School for Students with Differing Abilities

Jewish Learning for Ages 4 to 22

Designed to meet a variety of educational and behavioral needs, Yad Hebrew School has provided students in Palm Beach County with meaningful, engaging and individualized Jewish education for more than 20 years. We are proud to be the only Hebrew school of our kind in our area.

Students benefit from 1:1 student/teacher ratio, while connecting with peers in a nurturing environment during Sunday Hebrew and Judaic education. Our highly trained teachers work with students to create a love of Jewish learning and empower them to meet their own unique potential.