A Letter Meant for You, Our Dear Friends and Supporters

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Identifying problems in preschool will ensure a more successful school career.

Ezer Mizion has always worked on two fronts. The organization provides services for those undergoing crises in their lives such as families dealing with serious illness, special children, an elderly or Alzheimer parent or a member dealing with mental health challenges.

In addition, some difficulties can be prevented, surmounted or ameliorated by means of educational programs offered to families and professionals.  Authoritative, up-to-date information will enlighten those involved presenting informative, insightful elucidation of the situation. The family and professionals become empowered with a greater understanding of the disorder which leads to identifying means of overcoming the difficulties or at least preventing exacerbation of the state of affairs.

Ezer Mizion’s preschool division is a prime example. The organization has developed a much-lauded program which serves to shed light during the preschool years on difficulties that would interfere with the child’s success in his later education. Means of identifying the problems and lessening or eliminating them form the crux of the program. The informational syllabus is being brought to preschools across the length and breadth of Israel. The following letter written by a grateful preschool director is one of the many received. Continue reading A Letter Meant for You, Our Dear Friends and Supporters

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Diagnosis at the Playground

pr bmr candylandAs everyone knows, early childhood is a time of great developmental significance. The spectrum of areas that can be evaluated and treated at this age is quite broad. In fact, some of them can be treated only at this age. At the initiative of Ezer Mizion, in collaboration with the Bnei Brak Municipality and the National Good Beginning Program, the Peninat Sarit and Peninat Batsheva daycare center network has begun running the Active Nurturing Playground in their preschools. At this point, the project has been launched as a pilot program in the Bnei Brak and Afula centers. Continue reading Diagnosis at the Playground

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Solitary Confinement at Age 4??

A 4-1/2 year old child who cannot have contact with other children his age?

A 4-1/2 year old child who cannot run or jump, who does not attend pre-school, who never-ever(!)- goes to the playground, who is not allowed to let his imagination roam free in a sandbox, who is not allowed to enjoy the warmth of pr Oranit Dog Therapy 1246_ne_photo_stories1_fb47fthe sun’s rays, who may never watch a doggie wag its tail or a baby kitten utter a squeaky meow? Continue reading Solitary Confinement at Age 4??

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