The Right to Be Heard: Access to Justice for people with complex communication difficulties

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  • Video Language en

Welcome to the awardee video of The Right to Be Heard, a winner of the 2018 Zero Project Award on Accessibility.

In 2012 “The Right to Be Heard” project was established through the collaboration of The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a relief organization based in New York, The Israeli Ministries for Social Welfare and Law, The Israeli National Insurance Institute, Israeli Police, plus the non-profits of the Haruv Institute and ISSAC Israel. The Right to Be Heard, improves the access to justice for persons with communication disabilities and persons who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) who are involved in legal and judicial procedures as victims, witnesses, or suspects in Israel.

Yifat Klein, JDC Israel Ashalim, Israel

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