Na Laga’at center in Jaffa

At the Na Laga’at center in Jaffa, professional deaf & blind actors run the show; the IDF gives important jobs to young people with autism; a free program helps Israeli-Arab men stop smoking, and much more.

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Technion Prof. Amir Orian

Key enzyme discovery in fight against cancer; Israeli biotech Neurim signed marketing agreements for its new treatment for sleep disorders in children with autism and neurogenetic diseases; Israeli surgeons from Save a Child’s Heart saved 14 young, faulty hearts, and much more. By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Key enzyme discovery in fight against cancer Israel Technion... Read more »

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Israeli gordian surgical device

Israel’s Gordian Surgical received CE clearance for its TroClose1200™, an innovative system for inserting surgical instruments into the abdomen; Israeli scientists have designed new peptides that act as decoys, stopping the bacteria from binding with the receptors, and much more.

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Autism Ezer Mizion

Ezer Mizion’s Hakalah Respite Program provides parents of special-needs children the opportunity to celebrate events with their families while knowing that their child is well looked after, and 70% of the employees of Jerusalem café Bistro Harutzim have various special needs.

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IDF intelligence

Take a look inside an unusual IDF unit comprised of special people who, despite their challenges, use their unique gifts to contribute to their beloved country.

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A new Tel Aviv University and Sheba Medical Center study has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorders share a common root cause with psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar, the Jerusalem Post reported. Dr. Mark Weiser of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sheba Medical Center has discovered that a family history of psychiatric diseases such as bipolar and schizophrenia is a risk factor for autism.

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