Jill is a special education teacher who works with children. She knows that disabilities do not automatically preclude people from reaching their potential, especially since she has a physical disability. People with disabilities are often regarded only in terms of what they can’t do, not what they CAN.
This program looks at a variety of individuals with different disabilities who not only participate in their work and community but thrive because they were given an opportunity, Social workers, special education teachers, employers, and those challenged by ailment or accident discuss society’s preconceptions and how, when given the chance, people with disabilities rise to the challenges of life.
Suitable for Grades 7 to adult. Viewing time: 26 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2000. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.