ADI Jerusalem

ADI Jerusalem

ADI provides its residents and special education students with the specialized services they need to grow and thrive.

ADI Jerusalem provides comprehensive fulltime rehabilitative care services for over 190 children and young adults with severe disabilities and their families.

Some 80 individuals with multiple cognitive and developmental disabilities and medical conditions live at ADI Jerusalem, where they benefit from a warm, loving home especially adapted to meet their complex conditions.

Another 110 children spend their day in ADI Jerusalem’s educational and vocational frameworks, where they learn new concepts and skills based on an individualized therapeutic approach. 

In addition, hundreds of children from the community receive quality therapy treatment at ADI Jerusalem’s child development center, enabling them to fully integrate within their respective communities and schools.

At ADI Jerusalem, we believe that every individual has the right to live a happy, dignified, and meaningful life, and should be afforded every opportunity to realize his or her greatest potential.  

Our unwavering dedication to highlighting and advancing the abilities of every child paired with our willingness to do whatever necessary to help each child learn and develop creates the foundation upon which our residents continue to grow and thrive.

ADI Jerusalem provides its residents with the specialized services they need to grow and thrive:

  • Residential Living
  • Medical Care
  • Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Treatment
  • Special Education
  • Vocational Training Opportunities
  • Social and Cultural Activities

 

As a service to the greater community, ADI Jerusalem also created ‘ADI 4 U,’ a dedicated hotline and a wide offering of free informational services, educational programming and counseling that provides assistance, guidance and support for parents of children with disabilities. ADI 4 U plays an important role in the community as an easily accessible source of information and emotional support, as well as a facilitator of enriching lectures and support groups.

An ADI 4 U initiative called ‘Very Special Babysitter’ utilizes multiple localized social media groups to pair the parents of children with disabilities with uniquely qualified babysitters: special education students and therapists in training. In this way, parents of children with special needs can leave their children with babysitters who have a profound understanding of disability care, the babysitters are provided with an opportunity to earn money and acquire practical skills on the job, and the children receive the dedicated care and attention they require and deserve.

Both ADI Jerusalem and its sister facility in Israel’s south, ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran, are under the supervision of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, and the Department of People with Disabilities of the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Social Services.

By the Numbers

At ADI Jerusalem, the impact of our dynamic and innovative care can’t be quantified. Still, we are always excited to share the numbers of partners and programs responsible for our consistent growth and development.

74
Residents
133
Special Education Students
380
Employees
750
Monthly Outpatient Treatments
14
National Service Volunteers
143
Books in our Tactile Library
555
Monthly Treatments at our Early Intervention Daycare Center
245
Weekly Volunteers

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