of Zalman Silber’s favorite charities is Shvilim,
an Israel-based organization that works with needy
was founded for children following a personal tragic
occurrence that made us realize how difficult the
life of a special child is - especially if the family's
financial situation does not allow for the extra
attention that is necessary to fill his needs. Shvilim
has taken upon itself the difficult mission of meeting
the challenges of filling in what is missing in
the treatment of children suffering - whether from
simple emotional problems or severe autism.
focuses, on the one hand on the congenital problems
themselves and on the problems that were created
from them, because the children were placed in settings
that did not meet their special needs - and on the
other hand, on the raising the awareness of the
public at large in identifying seemingly "small"
problems that are likely to develop into more serious
ones for which no suitable solution may consequently
integrates children with normative behavior together
with those who suffer from emotional problems on
various levels. The activities are carried out in
several planes of enjoyable occupation, bestowing
the special child with suitable tools for integrating
efficiently and beneficially within society.
For additional information or to make a much-needed
donation to this most worthy charity,
visit the Shvilim site.