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INterDEPENDENCE Film Screening

November 12, 2020 @ 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Free

 

We will view the film together over Zoom and then join the director, Greg Jeschke, and one of the interviewees, Nikki Vander Muelen, after the screening for a virtual question and answer time. 

INterDEPENDENCE gives a voice to people who often have very little say in their own lives; a group that any of us could suddenly join at any time. And many of us will.  

As if having a disability wasn’t enough in and of itself, they face a society that treats them as, in the words of one interviewee, “second class citizens”.  A dozen people with disabilities from around Wisconsin share their experiences and perspectives in this documentary.  Some were born with a disabling condition, others acquired it later in life.  Many feel they don’t have anything to lose by “telling it like it is”, and they hope, ultimately, that revealing their personal, private lives will help the disability rights movement as a whole. Their insightful, poignant stories provide an understanding into the challenges, frustrations and successes they face as people on the margins who are living, or trying to live, in the mainstream of society. 

Please RSVP below by November 11th, and we will send you the Zoom link the morning of November 12th. 

Presented by the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin and the Southern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs.