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.
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.
INTELLIGENT LIVES AAIDD Webinar
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.
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.