גדנ”ע on wheels: the story of four soldiers for the future.

Four boys with cerebral palsy arrived to the base and make a comprehensive גדנ”ע Tzalmon, including custom area. The base headquarters: “I stood with tears in his eyes – given the will and optimism.”

תאריך: 28/11/2013, 12:52    
מחבר: מיכל גלברד, אתר צה”ל

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Between the time readings and commanders, while most boys who came to the base runners Tzalmon גדנ”ע week in the camp, one week Ballet-8 team. The Chief of the eight-team doesn’t change her tone, and the instructions she gives those Secretariat team. However, they are slightly different. “Open line four minutes at the end of the road,” she ordered, although the distance does not exceed 20 metres.

גדנ”ע on wheels: the story of four soldiers for the future.

The eight crew members, four students accompanied the same crew number, watch “Yes Sir” and going on their way. Private Hanna Cohen, Ronnie (Hadas) Edri, Cantor Negro solevi not running, they also do not go. They turn the wheelchair and moving towards trying to make it on their own with no assistance. A few minutes later, at a new command, each season at their own pace and in the time it takes him to pronounce the words. Even if the speech is not just reading, and sometimes accompanied by stuttering-
Not on until questions are answered “Yes Sir”.
 
The four boys are 12 students in CP (Cerebral palsy class (known as Hebrew syndrome, cerebral palsy,
Of tefen. While their tier week גדנ”ע reached the base, Zalmon
-Students for the third year, for three days are concentrated where the multivalued field day classes adapted to their abilities, weapons and more.
 
At school there are also communication classes designed for students with Asperger syndrome, which incorporated this week in other classrooms teams. Like the rest of the students, they wear a uniform and learn about the army but the army is recruiting from their self-explanatory.

גדנ”ע apprentice everything

For the classroom, cpl. Amber PAL, a full briefing
And preparation for the challenge. She was the bane of children and, names, and cognitive level of each before they reached base, but nothing prepared her for the met.
“They’re amazing, these guys. They are exceptionally things, share and participate.
Emotional intelligence is very high and they reach conclusions before I start
To undermine them. The classes made me nervous about the values, that means a great deal to me to move, will not be good, but they were amazing, “cpl. buddy.
 
One of the goals of this week is to open for them the possibility to volunteer. “homeland they love lesson themselves began to talk about giving, and they don’t give themselves. They talk about a mission, and I think they have the ability to contribute in a big way, “she added. “These youths with willpower and motivation I wish all with Israel was They can volunteer and contribute to the military, and there is no reason it won’t happen. When you look them in the eye see they pose to themselves and achieve her goal, she stresses.
 
Some of the activities the past eight team individually and organic and tailored to the needs, as a customized space. Other parts of the week passed in conjunction with the other layer, similar to the lecture
They heard from young has a disability that volunteer for the army and came to tell his story.
 
Each
Space required them to stay on time and attend classes, get up for morning lineup and help as
Their tasks, such as washing. When the gadn are taking part in the action which required regular teenagers answer questions while in base and appeal to people. They did so without Chief, yet never alone-.
 

“We get them more than they receive from us.”

Class Assistant staff accompanied four young men classes and lectures, and breaks. They were with them at any moment, but nonetheless worried that the move gadn normally as much as possible, the Chief is the key. “Very pleased, there is sensitivity to the special needs and unnecessary Word. It’s really pretty-the base headquarters and from the kitchen – all collaborate and open
Heart “, admits helping the class, light.
 
Indeed, all who came in contact with the crew.
Could not stay indifferent after the encounter with the determined young men who are willing to give themselves a little. “We get from them than they get from us,” claims
The Base Commander, Maj. Maayan Aharoni. She has to extend this activity and larger place in the yearly graph gadn.  In addition, she think to produce constant contact with students until the IDF regular service tndvotam. “I stood with tears in his eyes – on their will, their wisdom, optimism and proportions that we receive from them about life,” she says.
 
With motor and dependence on a wheelchair, verbal expression, and need external assistance-Hannah Cohen, Ronnie (Hadas) Edri, Cantor Negro solevi not ready to give up. When they reached the finish ceremony held last week, they haven’t stopped smiling.
 
They knew that the week successfully. “The experience was very powerful. She gave me so much, I learned to know my strengths and believe and understand anyone-no matter what it is and who he is, tells Hanna, a senior class. “As educators here not gadn lessons make a difference of religion, race and gender, the difference that is external shouldn’t change,” she added. The thanks she refers to amber. “Chief taught me a lot.
She was patient and believed in me all along, “she agreed.

Translated from Hebrew

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