Matan is a national organization that advocates for Jewish students with special needs, empowers their families, and educates Jewish leaders, teachers and communities so that all Jewish children have access to a rich and meaningful Jewish education.

Location: Manhattan , New York
Year founded: 2000


Matan's goal is to help Jewish educators understand that "special education is just really good education" -- and that changes they can implement in order to be more inclusive actually benefit every learner . Matan defines "special need" as anything that impacts a child's ability to learn, whether a learning disability, developmental delay, attention disorder or social/emotional challenge.

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