There will be a FREE screening of the documentary film Intelligent Lives. Please see the attached flyer and consider sharing it with people, families, colleagues and within your networks.

Award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib produced Intelligent Lives, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America. This film challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of ALL abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.

Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of the central characters, three young adults with intellectual disabilities who challenge the perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. He does this through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Janice Fialka and Richard Feldman, parents of Micah Fialka-Feldman, who stars in the film.

We’ve included both the short trailer, and the extended trailer for your convenience.

Date: Friday, April 26th
Location: Olde Walkerville Theatre
1564 Wyandotte St E, Windsor, ON N9A 3L3

Doors open at 5:30pm
Screening at 6:30pm and discussion to follow.

You can register for the event through the following URL:
https://ilscreening.eventbrite.ca

Intelligent Lives Flyer


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Families will be able to learn about the steps to transitioning their son or daughter with special needs into school and how to partner with educators. They’ll also get to hear real stories from parents, and professionals from Children’s First and JMCC and their supportive roles. They will also be receiving a Parent Tips for School Entry and Beyond booklet created by families for families and a comprehensive information package. Attached is the flyer for the free School Entry events. Information is also available on Facebook for sharing, and on our website with an easy way for people to register on-line.

Feb
6
Thu
2020
School Entry Information Sessions for Families @ Drouillard Place
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Kingsville
Feb. 4: 9:30am – 11:30am
ACCESS
23 Mill St., Kingsville

Windsor
Feb. 6: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Drouillard Place
1102 Drouillard Rd., Windsor

Families will be able to learn about the steps to transitioning their son or daughter with special needs into school and how to partner with educators. They’ll also get to hear real stories from parents, and professionals from Children’s First and JMCC and their supportive roles. They will also be receiving a Parent Tips for School Entry and Beyond booklet created by families for families and a comprehensive information package. Attached is the flyer for the free School Entry events. Information is also available on Facebook for sharing, and on our website with an easy way for people to register on-line.

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2020
Valentine Dance @ Corpus Christi Church
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

With the Christmas Decorations all packed up again, it is time to think about DANCING!!

In hopes this helps younger families come out, our Valentine Dance is booked for Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Location: Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd West, between Dougall and Huron Church Rd.

Come out to Dance the night away with Friends and Family. Snacks provided too.

Email if any dietary restrictions needed.

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