Including Students with Intellectual Disability in General Education

Dan Habib interviews Dr. Cheryl M. Jorgensen on innovative practices in inclusive education for students with intellectual and other disabilities. Jorgensen has an in-depth background in the field served as an adviser to the INTELLIGENT LIVES film and wrote many of the film’s education materials.

Download the Including Students with Intellectual Disability in General Education audio file (mp3)


Finding Your Voice Webinar with LeDerick Horne

The recent LeDerick Horne webinar "Finding Your Voice" is now online to use as a future-planning tool in your school, family or community. The webinar also featured filmmaker Dan Habib and young adult panelists Laura Davies and Nadia Abouraya - and more than 300 participants!

Watch the video of the webinar, and access the webinar's PowerPoint, a transcription of the webinar and live chat, the template for the Finding Your Voice activity and poems written by Laura and Nadia. Download the Finding Your Voice Webinar Extras (opens new window)

Use this webinar and the related materials to help young adults plan their future and express their life vision during IEP meetings and transition planning.

View the Finding Your Voice Webinar with LeDerick Horne on YouTube (opens new window)



Watch INTELLIGENT LIVES filmmaker Dan Habib and internationally renowned expert on intellectual disability, Dr. Michael Wehmeyer (a key advisor on the film), in this webinar originally recorded on Thursday, August 9th. This webinar featured a discussion of how and why this documentary was created, and the newly released film trailer. Co-sponsored by the INTELLIGENT LIVES project and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).

Don't miss this chance to be among the first to see scenes from the film and hear the back story! We'll also explain how you can host a screening.

View the INTELLIGENT LIVES AAIDD Webinar on YouTube (opens new window)


TalkBack: Talking Acting with Chris Cooper

INTELLIGENT LIVES Executive Producer and Narrator Chris Cooper talks about his acting career at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. He and his wife Marianne Leone Cooper joined Dan Habib at AIFF for the premiere of INTELLIGENT LIVES.

View AIFF2018: TalkBack on YouTube (opens new window)