Dialogue on Disability

Special PBS KIDS' Shows

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 2:30pm

As part of this outreach initiative, WXXI presents a variety of children's programs that deal with disability issues.

The Wild Child

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 9:00pm

What is it like to have a mind you can't control? For three young people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it's a brave journey into uncharted medical and emotional territory.

Right to Risk: A 15-Day Journey Through Arizona's Grand Canyon on WXXI-TV

Tue, 01/10/2012 - 8:00pm

This one-hour documentary chronicles a 15-day, 225-mile whitewater rafting adventure through Grand Canyon by eight individuals with disabilities.

Original Minds on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/09/2012 - 9:00pm

Five teenagers stigmatized by being in Special Ed. struggle to articulate how their brains work, and discover that they are smarter than they thought.

Fade to Dark: The Age Of Alzheimer’s

Sun, 01/08/2012 - 9:00pm

Alzheimer’s is the incurable disease that destroys memory, speech and function. Scientists say the number of Americans with Alzheimer's may triple by the year 2050.

Independent Lens: Deaf Jam

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:00pm

Connect with a deaf New York City teen as she discovers American Sign Language poetry. 

ArtAbility Rochester

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 2:00pm

A celebration of making art accessible to people with vision loss.

Demystifying Dyslexia on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 7:00pm

Demystifying Dyslexia takes viewers on a journey of discovery about the challenges of living and learning with dyslexia.

Independent Lens "For Once in My Life" on WXXI-TV

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 8:00pm

Made up of 28 musicians and singers who all have severe mental and physical disabilities, the Spirit of Goodwill Band is a raucous home away from home where members are free to display their talent, humor and tenacity.

Dialogue on Disability, Part III; Access to Opportunity

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Our thirrd installment of the Dialogue on Disability focuses on access to the workplace and to professional opportunity, examining both transportation issues and workplace issues for the disabled.

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