Dialogue on Disability

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

Click through for a complete schedule.

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.

The Way Bobby Sees It on WXXI-TV

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

Bobby McMullen is a competitive mountain biker on a mission to race the most demanding downhill course in the country. Adding to the difficulty: Bobby is blind.  

Community Cinema: For Once In My Life

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 7:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screenings of the Independent Lens feature film For Once in My Life.

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