Kivunim-New Directions for Special Needs Youth in Israel
505 Gypsy Lane
Youngstown, OH 44504
Founded in 2003, Kivunim, meaning “directions’’ in Hebrew, serves as a non-profit organization for young people with disabilities. They provide services to individuals with physical disabilities, sensory disabilities, chronic illness disorders, brain injuries, hearing impairment, and high functioning young adults on the autism spectrum. Michal Nitzany, Resource Development Director at Kivunim, will discuss their work to empower young people with disabilities through innovative programs that emphasize capabilities and strengths.