Lori Israeli

Lori Israeli
Lori Israeli is a parent of three current Shipley students. She is an attorney by trade and has an undergraduate degree in biology. She grew up with a brilliant and amazingly witty older brother who also had a physical disability. She learned the life-changing impact of inclusiveness in education as a young child when her parents successfully demanded their local school district comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act so that he could attend the same school as his non-disabled peers, eventually graduating as valedictorian of his college class.

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Fostering Body Positivity in Our Kids: When It Comes to Health, One Size Does Not Fit All

Posted by Lori Israeli on May 10, 2021 12:50:00 PM

On Wednesday, May 5th, Shipley’s Lower School hosted a virtual lunchtime Parent Education Series Talk entitled “Providing a Stable Foundation for Body Acceptance.” The Lower School welcomed two experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to lead the discussion: Dr. Eleanor (Ellie) Benner, Psy,D., a licensed clinical psychologist, and Amy Mack, a licensed clinical social worker, who both work with young patients in the Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at CHOP’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. The talk was designed to help caregivers navigate conversations with children about size, shape, and health in ways that help foster body positivity in children and their peers. 

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Topics: Parenting, DEI, Well-being

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