Improving the Lives of Individuals With Special Needs and Their Family Members
For families with children who have disabilities (either physical or mental) navigating the “system” is never easy. For some, the road is almost impossible to traverse and can sometimes lead to a complete family breakdown. Johanan Flusser, an educator with extensive experience in the special education world, knew first-hand the profound difficulties so many of these families incurred as they tried to deal with bureaucracy and a dearth of resources. His response was founding the Heyanut Center in Jerusalem; a holistic approach that provides customized innovative services to families struggling against seemingly impossible odds.