Disability Network Southwest Michigan is hosting a series of MOVIE + LUNCH + DISCUSSION events at both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph offices. Join us for one, two or all three!
Please be sure to RSVP to the location you plan to attend and let us know if you need an accommodation.
517 E. Crosstown Parkway
RSVP: Miranda (269) 345-1516 x120
2900 Lakeview Avenue
RSVP: Terezie (269) 982-7761
The movies will be shown with open captions and a hearing loop is available in both locations. Please note that this is a fragrance-free event; please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.
Click here to download event flyer.
Roadtrip Nation: Being You
Friday, September 29, 2017 | 12:00–1:30 pm
From big name CEOs to the accomplished people you interact with on a daily basis, many individuals live with learning disabilities and ADHD—and they’re harnessing their differences for success.
Roadtrip Nation sent three young people out on a journey to hear their struggles, ask their advice, and discover how they turned a so-called limitation into an asset. Follow three young people with learning disabilities and ADHD as they travel the country to seek advice from TV host Howie Mandel, ice sculptor John Rodrigues, and many more who have transformed their learning disabilities and ADHD from a struggle into an asset.
Front of the Class
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 12:00–2:00 pm
After being diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome from a very young age, Brad Cohen defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. Growing up, he must face friends and classmates who don’t realize that he sometimes cannot control his outbursts and a father who seems unwilling to accept his son’s condition.
Friday, November 17, 2017 | 12:00–2:30 pm
Please Note: the Kalamazoo event of “Including Samuel” has been canceled due to flood damage in our Community Building.
Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day. Including Samuel is a highly personal, passionately photographed film that captures the cultural and systemic barriers to inclusion. What role can you play in including people in the community?