Special Needs Israel Experience
January 10, 2016 by Aaron Herman
How do you you create a meaningful Israel experience for young adults with special needs? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Covenant Award winner Howard Blas
s, Director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England, Tali Cohen, Director of Tikvah Vocational Services and participants about their unique Israel experience.
The Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England is an eight-week
overnight camping program for 60 campers with special needs that is integrated within a summer camp for 800 typically developing children. As Director, Howard manages four separate special needs programs, including a full-time
overnight camp, a Vocational Training Program, a Camp Employment Program, and an Inclusion Program.