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University hosting film screening, discussion of “Intelligent Lives” on Nov. 14

Posted 11/05/19

Intelligent Lives screens on Nov 14Fitchburg State University’s Douglas & Isabelle Crocker Center for Civic Engagement and the non-profit WORK Inc. that supports individuals with disabilities will present a screening of the film "Intelligent Lives" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 in Ellis White Lecture Hall in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St., on the Fitchburg State campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

The film stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities - Micah, Naieer and Naomie - who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.

The screening and discussion is designed for students, educators, administrators, teachers, and those interested in learning more about disabilities. Following the movie there will be a live panel discussing their disabilities and some of the following topics:

  • What disabilities look like in our current society?
  • How this personal perspective from people with disabilities benefit you?
  • Tips for future educators/nursing/law enforcement officers regarding supporting individuals with disabilities.

Learn more and register on the EventBrite page.

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