Denied!

A hearty thank you to Ezer Mizion. The typical parent cannot imagine what our life is like. Each day, each minute revolves around our special child. At times it’s a medical issue. At times it is practical-like providing for his needs when the other children are clamoring for theirs. And sometimes it is financial.

pr general helping hand saving from drowningThe expenses can be overwhelming. We were desperate. We applied to the National Insurance Institute to get a Disability Allotment for our son. We presented our case in detail, confident that we would receive help. But we were shocked when our case came back: DENIED. Continue reading Denied!

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Ezer Mizion and Beit Izzy Shapiro Forum of Organizations to Promote Benefits for Special Needs’ Children and Youth

After concerted efforts exerted by the Beit Izzy Shapiro Forum of Organizations, with the active involvement of Techiya Posen, Director Ezer Mizion’s Advocacy Unit, an amendment to the law of Parental Work Absences was passed entitling parents of special children to additional paid sick days to care for a special needs child who is ill. Continue reading Ezer Mizion and Beit Izzy Shapiro Forum of Organizations to Promote Benefits for Special Needs’ Children and Youth

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