The Jewish Disabilities Network is committed to promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in our local Jewish community, inspiring innovative accessible resources and programming, and embracing diversity.

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  • One in four adults in the U.S. have a disability that impacts major life activities.
  • It is estimated that more than one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness.
  • Over 42 million Americans have a severe disability, and 96% of them are unseen.
  • The most common disability type, mobility, affects 1 in 7 adults. With age, disability becomes more common, affecting about 2 in 5 adults age 65 and older.
  • Among most people with disabilities, the top five character strengths scores were love of learning, honesty, appreciation of beauty and excellence, kindness, and fairness.
  • 20.9% of Palm Beach County residents have a disability.
  • 4,587,950 adults in Florida have a disability. 26% or one in four.
  • Nearly 2.9 million Florida adults about 17% of the population, have some form of mental illness.
Need Accommodations?

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is committed to providing universal access to our events whenever possible. Please contact our Disability Navigator at 561.242.6664 or jdn@jewishpalmbeach.org to discuss reasonable accommodations. Some accommodations such as scheduling an interpreter may require prior notice of one week before the event date.

We are grateful for the life-changing work of the following partners:

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