Congregation Beth Shalom Inclusion Survey
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Seeking better ways to include and accommodate those with disabilities

This survey is being conducted by Congregation Beth Shalom (CBS) as part of the USCJ Ruderman Inclusion Initiative. We hope to better understand the needs among CBS members. Survey responses are kept confidential. Please drop off the survey at the Beth Shalom main office.

Thanks for taking part in our survey!
 
Required 1.

Are you a CBS member?

Yes
No
Required 2.

Age:

 

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3.

Do you consider yourself to need supports or additional services?

Yes
No
4.

Do you consider yourself a caregiver for someone who needs supports or services?

Yes
No
5.

Do you feel that CBS provides enough information to the members of its community on accessibility and support accommodations?

Yes
No
Don't Know
6.

Have you ever been made to feel unwelcome at CBS?

(If yes, please comment)

Yes
No
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7.
What type of bathroom facilities would you prefer? Check all that apply.
Male
Female
Nongender
Family
Other  
8.

Identify the most significant problem for each building area:

 Access Lighting Sound Seating none 
Building entrances
Sanctuary
Ballroom
Eisner/Homstead Chapel
Helfant Chapel
Lehman Center
3rd Floor Librairies (Zweig)
Gym
Bimah
Childcare rooms
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9.

Which of the following are problematic for you (choose as many as apply)?

Retrieving food or beverage
Seating at a table
Finding information on food ingredients
Having access to proper cups or utensils
Having the right ventilation or temperature
Other  
10.

In services, lectures, and events, which of the following would be helpful for you (choose all that apply)?

Hearing devices
ASL or other interpreter services
Transcription of sermons
Large print prayerbooks and texts
Braille prayerbooks and texts
Book support holders
Reserved seating for special concerns
Increased aisle width
Ramps and wheelchair entrances
Transportation to the synagogue
Grab bars in washrooms
Higher toilets
Automatic door openings
Other  
11.

Are there any other comments or suggestions you have regarding making Beth Shalom more inclusive for those with disabilities?

 

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Thank you for taking this survey. Your responses will enable Beth Shalom to make improvements which foster greater inclusion. If you would like more information, contact Rob Menes, Executive Director, at 412-421-2288 ext 226. Survey responses are kept confidential. Please drop off the survey at the Beth Shalom main office.

Full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Beth Shalom and Pittsburgh Jewish community.  If you need accommodations to participate meaningfully, please contact Arlene Shapiro, chair of the Ruderman Inclusion Committee at Beth Shalom, (412) 421-2288.