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Tuesday, November 10, 2009 10:15 am - 11:30 am

Location: Meeting Room 15


Presenters

"Abilities at Work"
Robert Johnson`, PhD, Professor (Retired), Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND
Jean L. Johnson, DrPH, HI - Center on Disability Studies
Soon Weal Kim-Rupnow, PhD, HI - Center on Disability Studies
Sara Banks, MFA, HI - Center on Disability Studies

Abilities at Word" is a video/DVD that features four stories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with disabilities who have successful lives and careers.


Self Preservation: The Art of Riva Lehrer
David Mitchell, PhD, Executive Director, Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD

Riva Lehrer's portrait sequence, ?Circle Stories," features expressionistic portraits of outstanding creative artists and scholars with disabilities. Each portrait is shown in depth with fascinating insights provided by the artist and her subjects. Lehrer is a leader in disability culture; Self Preservation provides the audience a unique opportunity to revel in her gifts.