Open t & e community: with disabilities volunteered at central command

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From this context everyone benefit – soldiers learn an important lesson in the community and in contact with the other, and “Rachel Strauss” suffer from different disabilities, not prevent them to volunteer and donate as soldiers

תאריך: 03/07/2013, 13:55    
מחבר: דנה פטרוב, אתר צה”ל

School students Rachel Strauss “in suffering from a broad spectrum of disabilities, but they don’t let it bother them to give some to the IDF and the State.
Every Wednesday for the past year six students onto a uniform and came to volunteer at the central command headquarters, where he worked in the kitchen, in publishing and in the clinic.

Yesterday signed the Central Command soldiers and students a year of working together in a ceremony which took place at the command headquarters. Later this week they will return to the base in order to walk away from the equipment that earlier this year during the abbreviated haiolle.  “This venture is held for four years,” said camp commander, Maj. Clement. “The first graduation was in was two days after I got the role. That day I decided that I wanted to take the initiative
To a very high level, in cooperation and in children. Even a child with serious disabilities can get to volunteer and find place here. “

The work at the base allows students to acquire skills and work habits that will help
Them to work in factories and develop independence. “It is not easy to raise a child, and after they finish school for parents many times there is no other frame to send them to her,” explained major Cohen. “The work here gives them the tools to work in a factory or elsewhere. Three of the kids finished today volunteered here in three years, and I
Can’t say I see them integrate in the labour market in the future with the experience I have accumulated here.

As a result of their children’s “Rachel Strauss” at central command, created during the year between the students and the unique bond between the soldiers on the base. “One of the things that stood out to me.
On Wednesdays it is cooperation between students and soldiers, “recalled Maj. Cohen. “You could see them sitting with the lunch and laughing with them. This is a disabled boys that need constant guidance and collaboration with school.
Gave us the opportunity to give of ourselves for the community “.

Translated from Hebrew

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