Jason Lieberman, a disability advocate and sought after public speaker on Judaism and disability, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy spastic diplegia at the age of 11 months. A graduate of The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at the New York University, with an Masters in Public Administration, Jason is a member of the Board of Directors of Matan: For Every Child. For Every Community. The Gift of Jewish Learning, and Bronx Independent Living Services. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife Emily, and son Ruby.
As part of our month-long series dedicated to Jewish Disability Awareness Month, Jason shares what it's like to be a parent with a disability.
Every morning I say two prayers. It isn't normal for…someone in my position to recite either one, but I've never been described as normal. The first, traditionally said by addicts, is the Serenity Prayer: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference." The second, traditionally… >> Read More