Research Projects

In Progress: Feuerstein Cognitive Intervention for Older Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Background: The rise in life expectancy in recent decades has resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of older people. 10% of adults aged 65 and over, and 50% of adults over 90 suffer from dementia. Data from the World Health… Continue Reading Research Projects

Research Abstracts

Mediation and thinking development in schools Heidi Flavian Emerald Publishing, 2019 Abstract The benefits of mediation upon the development of children is an area that is yet to be fully explored. Mediation promotes learning through learner interactions with the environment and puts emphasis on the idea that society is responsible for all children’s development. This… Continue Reading Research Abstracts


Books Richelle, M. and Feuerstein, R. (Under the direction of Prof. Andre Rey, and in collaboration with M. Jeannet) (1957). Enfants Juifs Nord-Africans. Tel Aviv: Youth Aliyah. Feuerstein, R. &  Richelle, M. (Under the direction of Prof. Andre Rey, and in collaboration with M. Jeannet) (1963). Children of the Mellah: Socio-cultural deprivation and its educational… Continue Reading Bibliography

Learning materials

Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment Standard and Instrumental Enrichment Basic Instruments are available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabic, Hebrew, Japanese, Czech and Polish. Instrumental Enrichment Standard Teacher’s Manuals by Reuven Feuerstein and Mildred Hoffman. A manual is available for each of the 14 tools. The Feuerstein Enrichment Basic Program: User’s Guide by Reuven Feuerstein, R.S. Feuerstein and… Continue Reading Learning materials


A Talk-Aloud and Think-Aloud Approach to Building Language by Reuven Feuerstein, L.H. Falik, R.S. Feuerstein and K. Bohacs, 2013 What Learning Looks Like – Mediated Learning in Theory and Practice K-6 by Reuven Feuerstein and A. Lewin-Benham, 2012 Beyond Smarter – Mediated Learning and the Brain’s Capacity for Change by Reuven Feuerstein, R.S. Feuerstein and… Continue Reading Publications

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Rehabilitation of Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Today, people are living longer than ever before, making the elderly population the fastest growing in the world. However, despite the rise in life expectancy, diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s still require treatment. This type of diseases causes brain degeneration, affecting functioning, memory loss, and behavioral changes.… Continue Reading Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Stroke and CVA Rehabilitation

Strokes and CVA’s are generally sudden occurrences that completely change the lives of their victims by damaging their cognitive abilities and affecting their ability to functions. These injuries significantly impact the quality of the patient’s life and that of the people around them. Types of CVAs Ischemic strokes, which are the byproducts of a blood… Continue Reading Stroke and CVA Rehabilitation

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Rehabilitation

Every year, millions of people suffer from traumatic brain injury. Resulting from a medical incident, traffic collision, slip and fall, workplace mishap or sports injury, TBIs are classified as any external injury that causes brain damage and affects the patient’s ability to function. Relearning Every Day Traumatic brain injuries generally cause physical symptoms such as… Continue Reading Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Rehabilitation

Hazon Partnership and Marriage Preparation Program

Society. Relationships. Marriage. There are many programs that work toward the goal of helping to integrate individuals with different needs into greater society. Yet, there is still one area that has gone largely unaddressed; the need for the differently-abled adults to form lasting, loving, supporting and supported partnerships and marriages. The Feuerstein Institute, in partnership… Continue Reading Hazon Partnership and Marriage Preparation Program

The Residential Rehabilitation Center

The Gift of Independence The Feuerstein Institute’s Residential Rehabilitation Center provides dormitory housing and communal living for men and woman, ages 22-55, with varying degrees of special needs. At the Center, residents are encouraged and taught to live independent lives and participate in activities aimed at accomplishing this goal, such as learning to shop, cook… Continue Reading The Residential Rehabilitation Center