Dialogue on Disability

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.

Growing Bolder on WXXI-TV/HD

Sun, 01/23/2011 - 1:00pm

Sandy Scott and Leon Fleisher share their stories about struggling with being disabled and not giving up on their dream of music.

Second Opinion: Spinal Cord Injury on WXXI-TV/HD

Wed, 01/19/2011 - 10:00pm

WXXI's national health care series Second Opinion tells two personal stories about devastating spinal cord injuries.

Soundprint: Educating Emily

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Emily has Cerebral Palsy, and is learning not only to communicate, but also to reach her full potential as a human being.

Special PBS KIDS shows during Dialogue on Disability Week

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

The Poet and His Dyslexia

Sun, 01/16/2011 - 10:00pm

Rochester native Philip Schultz has overcome his dyslexia and has become a successful writer and poet.

I'm an Artist on WXXI-TV

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 9:00pm

I'm an Artist is a heartwarming documentary about young adults with disabilities and a dedicated teacher that helps them to create their own artwork.

The Byron Janis Story on WXXI-TV

Sun, 01/23/2011 - 7:00pm

Byron Janis is a living legend of the classical music world.

 

The Music's Gonna Get You Through on WXXI-TV

Mon, 01/17/2011 - 9:00pm

Virtuoso jazz and blues artist Henry Butler starts a music camp for a group of blind and visually impaired teens.

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