Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS) is Israel’s leading organization that develops and provides innovative therapies and services for children with disabilities and their families.
Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro (CFOBIS) is dedicated to supporting the amazing work of Beit Issie Shapiro in Israel.
Support from our Canadian Friends impacts the quality of lives of children with disabilities and their families throughout Israel. Your support and partnership enables BIS to share and leverage the innovative therapeutic services and programs developed by BIS through their network of collaborations, research and training.
Your donation has an impact on children with disabilities and their families in Israel, as well as people with disabilities in Canada and globally!
Our vision is of an inclusive society, which assures the rights and opportunities for maximum growth and development of children and adults with diverse abilities.
The mission of Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS) is to provide cutting-edge services to improve quality of life for people with disabilities, and to effect social change by breaking down the barriers preventing people with disabilities from full societal integration, assuring them the rights and opportunities for maximum growth and development.
BIS is inclusive, working within Jewish and Arab communities and is truly global. BIS reaches some 25 countries around the world with expertise, and have consultative status on disabilities at the UN since 2012.
“For People without Disability, Technology Makes Things Easier. For People with Disabilities, It Makes Things Possible” Executive Director Jean Judes at a United Nations event in Geneva, April 2016.
For further information visit our website at www.beitissie.org.il/eng
What People Are Saying
""It is not a question of patronizing philanthropy towards disabled people. It is for us to adapt our understanding of a common humanity; to learn of the richness of how human life is diverse; to recognize the presence of disability in our human midst as an enrichment of our diversity.""
— Nelson Mandela