Dialogue on Disability

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.

Classical 91.5 Special Programming

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 6:00am

Classical 91.5 celebrates the musicians who compose and perform no matter what challenges they face.

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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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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POV: He's My Brother

Mon, 08/01/2022 - 10:00pm

Peter was born deaf and blind, so his family has always seen and heard the world for him.

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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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A Good Life

Sat, 10/15/2022 - 5:00pm

Life is full of joys and challenges for us all — but the experiences of individuals living with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) is something that not everyone understands or appreciates. 

POV: Neurotypical

Sun, 07/10/2022 - 11:00pm

Explore autism from the point of view of three autistic people: child, teenager and adult. 

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