about yeshiva ohr hayashor
A place for every child

Yeshiva Ohr Hayashor is a 10-month school program for boys ages 12 and above with behavioral and learning challenges. At Yeshiva Ohr Hayashor, students are provided with a warm and exciting environment in which to actualize their fullest potential.
The expert staff at Yeshiva Ohr Hayashor firmly believe every child has their own special learning style. This core belief drives the teacher to listen better and empowers the child to grow and thrive at their own pace.

The hands-on learning style that is emphasized at Ohr Hayashor encourages the students to fully experience the lessons rather than simply listening to a lecture. This elevated learning experience, coupled with an individualized person-centered approach, enables each student to enjoy greater independence, dignity, inclusion, and respect.

Yeshiva Ohr Hayashor´s full and well-rounded academic curriculum includes:

Parsha
Mishnayos
Kriah
Math
Spelling
Grammar
Reading
Money Management
Geography
Science
Daily Living Skills
Social Skills
Hands-on Art Projects
Much More
Spelling
Grammar
Reading
Money Management
Geography
Science
Daily Living Skills
Social Skills
Hands-on Art Projects
Much More

Related Services

Occupational Therapy
Some children struggle with movements and activities most people take for granted. At Ohr Hayashar, each student is assessed by trained occupational therapists to determine their developmental progress and identify which areas they need improvement in. There are children who need help achieving balanced self regulation. Others require help developing gross and fine motor skills. Whatever the circumstances, the Ohr Hayashar staff develops a tailored strategy for every student based solely on his needs.
Physical Therapy
Children with developmental challenges often experience a whole host of physical constraints. These can range from severe mobility issues to figuring out a proper post-surgery recovery routine. Ohr Hayashar students with movement challenges and dysfunction are provided with dedicated therapies and exercises by our full physical therapy team. Whether it's with core strengthening or gross motor development, each student is provided with a program that is designed for their abilities and for goals they can achieve.
Speech and Language Therapy
The speech and language team works closely with Ohr Hayashar students with communication challenges. These can include articulation difficulties, fluency problems or volume regulation. The staff evaluates each child on their own level to address any and speech and language pathology issues, allowing them to develop with confidence and improved self esteem.
Music Therapy
Music Therapy has proven to be an incredible healing method for children dealing with all forms of anxiety and stress. It's also a great tool for students to engage in a positive and productive activity. Students are provided with enjoyable music sessions in a calm and therapeutic environment to soothe their anxiety and ease their stress.
Social Counseling
Students who struggle with social skills require special counseling to help them with simple tasks, such as asking for help, learning from others, making friends, maintaining proper boundaries and developing healthy relationships. The Ohr Hayashar staff works closely with each student to help and improve their social skills so that they can better integrate and engage with the society around them.
To find out if your son is eligible to join Yeshiva Ohr Hayashor, please contact: R' Mechil Feferkorn
718-303-9123
info@ohrhayashor.org