AKIM Israel is the Israeli national organization for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Founded in 1951, AKIM Israel acts to realize the rights, promote a better quality of life, and improve the welfare of some 35,000 people with intellectual disabilities and approximately 140,000 family members and legal guardians. We operate in 65 branches and 88 municipalities nationwide. AKIM Israel is led by the approach of inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in their communities in all aspects of life. We offer legal advocacy through parental and self-advocacy leadership, community living, vocational programs, work in the free market, army service and national service, kindergartens and afterschool activities, enrichment activities, recreational programs, summer camps, and more.
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