Shelley Richman Cohen

Shelley Richman Cohen became an advocate for inclusion of Jewish children with special needs starting with the diagnosis of Duchene Muscular Dystrophy of her eldest son, Nathaniel. She continues to be active in the field of disabilities advocacy as a public speaker and as a board member of day schools and Jewish organizations.

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