The Kesher Difference

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Kesher serves children who have learning disabilities and who may have dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity, developmental delays, or other factors that affect their learning.

Students in Kesher are placed in classrooms according to age and ability. Our classrooms are located at our host school, The Scheck Hillel Community School. The 20+ years relationship between our schools provides our students the best individualized education in an inclusive Jewish day school environment.

KESHER’S SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Grades one through twelve
  • Low student: teacher ratio
  • Individualized educational plans
  • Parent-Teacher conferences and on-going communication
  • Teaching methods and materials focused on each child’s learning style/needs
  • Specialized general curriculum in language arts and math
  • Specialized Judaic curriculum in Hebrew language, Torah studies, prayer and observance
  • Technology in all classrooms to meet individual student needs
  • Day school inclusion and mainstreaming opportunities
  • Head teachers and Rabbis who hold degrees in special education

Our Inclusion Setting Provides:

  • Mainstreaming opportunities
  • Media centers
  • Celebration of Jewish and secular holidays
  • Physical education and cafeteria facilities
  • Assemblies, art, music, media and field trips
  • School nurse
Kesher L.D., Inc. admits students of any race, color, national/ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the organization. It does not discriminate based on race, color, or national and ethic origin in administration of its policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and the organization’s administered programs.

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