Move to Include

The Reason I Jump, Free Virtual Screening

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 5:00pm

Presented as part of Dialogue on Disability and Move to Include, this film examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder.

PBS Kids Programming

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 6:30am

All week long, WXXI-TV and WXXI-Kids 24/7 will air special PBS Kids programming that deals with disability issues, including episodes from Arthur, Peg + Cat and Dinosaur Train.

Move to Include presents "Give Me Liberty"

Watch the film online through September 24th

Join WXXI and the Golisano Foundation for a special presentation of Give Me Liberty, an American drama-comedy film.

Move to Include's History

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 9:00am

Move to Include spotlights people of differing abilities and disability issues - including education, healthcare, housing, recreation, employment and local efforts to support inclusion - through television, radio, news, special events, and social media. The initiative works to inspire and motivate people to embrace different abilities and include all people in all aspects of community life.

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.

One Way or Another

Mon, 09/19/2022 - 9:30pm

In this 100th episode, tellers share how dealing with challenges showed them strengths they never knew they had. Brandon bridges the gap between their deaf grandma and a police officer using ASL; an allergic reaction turns Sara's vacation upside down; and Jeff takes on Mt. Kilimanjaro for cancer research.

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Films By Kids: Faith’s World

Tue, 09/06/2022 - 4:00pm

16-year-old Faith Guilbault from Baltimore, Maryland, who is visually impaired and has cerebral palsy, is resilient, adventurous and determined to realize her dreams.

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POV Shorts: Le Frère

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 4:30pm

Living with an illness that is causing him to lose the use of his body, Kaïs is awoken every morning by a different member of his family.

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PBS Books Virtual Event: Author Talk with Judith Heumann

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 5:00pm

Rolling Warrior is the incredible, sometimes awkward, true story of a rebel girl on wheels who helped spark a revolution. PBS Books will host a virtual event, Rolling Warrior: Author Talk with Judith Heumann, on Tuesday, July 26 at 5 p.m. on WXXI's Facebook page.

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PBS Books Virtual Event: Author Talk with Annette Bay Pimentel and Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 5:00pm

As this month marks the 32nd anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, learn some more about Jennifer Keelan, the young activist who helped spur its passing. 

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