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Hélène Biandudi Hofer Receives CDR Award for Coverage on Disability Issues

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:00pm

Hélène Biandudi Hofer, host and producer of WXXI’s weekly news and public affairs program Need to Know, was honored at the Center for Disability Rights’ Annual Americans with Disabilities Act Gala Fundraiser at the Rochester Museum and Science Center July 20, 2017.

Men Caring

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 4:30pm

Men Caring tells the story of three men who are the primary caregivers for adults with disabilities.

Craft in America: Identity

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 5:00pm

In this episode meet RIT alumni and furniture maker Wendy Maruyama, who shares her craft and the challenges related to her deafness and disability. 

Farther and Sun: A Dyslexic Road Trip

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 8:00pm

British documentarian Richard Macer embarks on a journey across the United Kingdom with his dyslexic son, Arthur. 

Sensory-Friendly Family Event with Walkaround Julia from "Sesame Street"

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 10:00am

WXXI and Al Sigl Community of Agencies are pleased to bring walkaround Julia, Sesame Street’s first muppet on the autism spectrum, to the Golisano Autism Center.

Count Basie – Through His Own Eyes

Sun, 12/29/2019 - 2:30pm

This revealing documentary sheds light on Count Basie’s inner motivations, as well as his relationships with his wife and disabled daughter, the “hidden core of his creative life.”

Craft in America: Identity

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 10:00pm

In this episode meet RIT alumni and furniture maker Wendy Maruyama, who shares her craft and the challenges related to her deafness and disability. 

Xavier Riddle and The Secret Museum: I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 7:00pm

Yadina becomes increasingly frustrated as she tries to read a book to Dr. Zoom, but has to keep stopping since it has words in it she doesn't know.

Independent Lens: Attla

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 10:00pm

Discovering the inspiring story of legendary Alaska native dogsled racer George Attla.

Intelligent Lives: On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, this film follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities and how they navigate school, college and workforce.

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