• Helping each child fulfill his or her potential

  • Nurturing the individual capabilities of each child

  • Valuing the education of each and every Jewish child

  • Evaluating the special education needs of each child

SHEMESH serves as a community-wide program in Baltimore

providing the educational support necessary for Jewish children with learning differences

to reach their full intellectual, academic, emotional and social potential in a Jewish setting.

Services are offered in each school in accordance with the school’s educational and religious policies.

School Services

- Advocacy for Students
- Day School Learning Centers
- Early Childhood Intervention
- On-Site Special Educators
- Case Management

Student Services

- Reading Intervention
- Social Skills Development
- Executive Function Coaching
- Speech and Language Therapy & Consultation
- Behavioral Interventions
- Facilitation of Inclusion into Day Schools

Professional Development

- Training for General and Special Educators
- Teacher coaching and mentoring
- Parent Support Groups
- Community-wide Disability Education

  • Students

    The SHEMESH staff works closely with school administration and other professionals to create a Student Support Team that endeavors to meet the diverse needs of all day school students.

    The SHEMESH staff works closely with school administration and other professionals to create a Student Support Team that endeavors to meet the diverse needs of all day school students.

    The SHEMESH staff works closely with school administration and other professionals to create a Student Support Team that endeavors to meet the diverse needs of all day school students.

    The SHEMESH staff works closely with school administration and other professionals to create a Student Support Team that endeav...

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  • Parents

    SHEMESH helps parents navigate the world of learning disabilties, providing information and direction for resources and strategies.

    SHEMESH helps parents navigate the world of learning disabilties, providing information and direction for resources and strategies.

    SHEMESH helps parents navigate the world of learning disabilties, providing information and direction for resources and strategies.

    SHEMESH helps parents navigate the world of learning disabilties, providing information and direction for resources and strate...

    SHEMESH helps parents navigate the world of learning disabilties, providing informatio...

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  • Professionals

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and professionals in the Baltimore community. Check out the resource section for links to articles, webinars and recommended books.

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and professionals in the Baltimore community. Check out the resource section for links to articles, webinars and recommended books.

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and professionals in the Baltimore community. Check out the resource section for links to articles, webinars and recommended books.

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and professionals in the Baltimore community. Check out the resource sectio...

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and professionals in the Baltimore c...

    SHEMESH has become the go-to resource for teachers and pr...

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  • SHEMESH Winter Workshop - REGISTER TODAY!

    The Power of Resilience: Nurturing Inner Strength in Our Children and Youth
    Featuring Dr. Robert Brooks
    Monday, December 5
    7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School
    Rosen Arts Center

    Fee: $10 by November 30; $15 at the door
    Contact Gila Haor at ghaor@shemeshbaltimore.org or call 410-843-7588.

    The Power of Resilience: Nurturing Inner Strength in Our Children and Youth
    Featuring Dr. Robert Brooks
    Monday, December 5
    7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School
    Rosen Arts Center

    Fee: $10 by November 30; $15 at the door
    Contact Gila Haor at ghaor@shemeshbaltimore.org or ca...

    The Power of Resilience: Nurturing Inner Strength in Our Children and Youth
    Featuring Dr. Robert Brooks
    Monday, December 5
    7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School
    Rosen Arts Cent...

    The Power of Resilience: Nurturing Inner Strength in Our Children and Youth
    Featuring Dr. Robert Brooks
    Monday, December 5
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