SHEMESH, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, 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.

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410-843-7524

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The SHEMESH Hotline is Here to Help!

Receive support and guidance for any child-related challenges you are facing at this time.
Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Call 410-843-7589 or email anytime at info@shemeshbaltimore.org

Services

SCHOOL SERVICES

  • Advocacy for Students

  • Day School Learning Centers

  • Early Childhood Intervention

  • On-Site Special Educators

  • Case Management

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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

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“…Knowing that there is someone to turn to for anything that comes up, is such a huge comfort. I appreciate how they recognize the needs and provide parenting help and continued education for teachers in every field.”

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Additional Resources

For more information on disabilities and inclusion, please visit the Jewish Abilities Alliance.

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