AKIM Israel 4th National Conference
Kibbutz Shefayim, November 12, 2015
More than 1,000 participants gathered, November 12, 2015, in Kibbutz Sfefayim for the AKIM Israel 4th National conference.
Led by AKIM Israel Chairman - Admiral Ret. Ami Ayalom & AKIM Israel CEO - Sigal Peretz Yahalomi many break out sessions were held, mostly dealing with community based accommodation, as well as self advocacy of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in Israel.
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AKIM Israel CEO - Mrs. Sigal Peretz Yahalomi & Chairman - Admiral (Ret.) Ami Ayalon
Minister of Education - Mr. Naftali Bennet (below) spoke about Inclusion of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mentioned that his Ministry will support every needed effort to improve level of education and services for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Ms. Leah Susskind - VP Friends of AKIM USA receiving 2015 AKIM Award
Ms. Aviv Wolf a singer at AKIM Tel Aviv band singing with Israeli (celeb) singer - Arik Sinai..
Israeli Navy Haifa Naval base soldiers receiving 2015 AKIM award for adopting AKIM Haifa Group Home.
AKIM Israel is so grateful to the soldiers, whom, on a weekly basis come to AKIM Haifa Group Home and take the residents to a tour in Haifa streets and malls.