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Last Updated on October 27, 2021

The Haifa Center for Children with Learning Disabilities – CHild.

special educationThe LD Program for Learning Disabled Children

The Haifa Center for Children with Learning Disabilities takes a holistic approach, looking at each child as “a world unto himself” and not only his specific learning disability.

Services offered by The Haifa Center for Children with Learning Disabilities

  • Didactic Remedial Treatments: treating dyslexia, dysgraphia and math problems
  • Snoezelen Room Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Expressive Therapies: Dance & Movement, Art, Drama, Music, Animal Assisted Therapy, Gardening Therapy
  • Musima: developed at the Haifa Center – overcoming dyslexia using musical notes as cues
  • Learning Social skills
  • Learning Skills taught in small groups to enhance the ability of children to apply practical skills to learning
  • Therapeutic Kitchen: A multi-purpose kitchen which enhances self-esteem by giving children positive experiences

The Treatment Center for Trauma & Anxiety

A project to treat war trauma for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress; The Snoezelen Room, a multi-sensory room with a non-threatening environment is used extensively to help alleviate the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Treatment is also given to alleviate other traumas; victims of car accidents, sex abuse victims, patients suffering from cancer and their families and after birth mums suffering from post-partum depression.

Early Childhood Rehabilitative Day Care Center (ECR)

  1. Side-by-Side Nursery for developmentally delayed youngsters ages 0 – 3 years who are integrated with their typically developing (TD) peers.
  2. Special-ed Kindergarten for children ages 4 – 6 is a continuation of the nursery program for those as yet unable to be mainstreamed in the regular school system.
  3. Language Intensive Kindergarten for children ages 4 – 7 challenged specifically in the area of speech and language.

Maon Shachar for Special Needs Children

In conjunction with ELWYN Israel, this is an intensive day care program for severely handicapped children ages 6 months – 3 years from orthodox families.

For more information on these programs, email info@haifacenter.org or call +972-(0)4-8678758



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